vintageblackglamour: Melba Roy, NASA Mathmetician, 1964. I…



vintageblackglamour:

Melba Roy, NASA Mathmetician, 1964. I don’t know much about orbital element timetables, but I love that the computations of a gracious lady in pearls helped produce them (by which millions saw the satellite from Earth as it passed overhead). Ms. Roy headed a group of NASA mathmeticians known as “computers” who tracked the Echo satellites in 1964. Photo: NASA/Corbis

War in a Dress: new internet rules

War in a Dress: new internet rules:

garconniere:

  • just because you like someone as a person doesn’t mean you have to follow them online - this also applies to loving what someone writes on their blog, but hating their twitter, etc. zero obligation here, remember that
  • unfollow tumblrs that post things without credit,…

Curating Media and Design: Prism: a tool for collective interpretation, not just fact-checking or copy-editing

Curating Media and Design: Prism: a tool for collective interpretation, not just fact-checking or copy-editing:

medeamalmo:

Prism is an experiment in crowd-sourcing, which until now has only made fact-checkers and copy editors of the “crowd.” One of the fundamental questions behind Prism is: what happens when the “crowd” is asked to imagine and interpret, rather than merely transcribe?

Try Prism here:

Invisible Unicorns do exist.: This is probably too late to post something like this, but would any Queer Black gamers like to start some kind of info…

Invisible Unicorns do exist.: This is probably too late to post something like this, but would any Queer Black gamers like to start some kind of info...:

invisibleblackunicorn:

If there’s one thing I learned very early on when I started getting involved with the gaming community it’s that being Black and being queer are kisses of death. Revealing yourself to be either of those is going to cause a tidal wave of bullshit to be thrown at you in a lot of groups and when you…

Invisible Unicorns do exist.: This is probably too late to post something like this, but would any Queer Black gamers like to start some kind of info…

Invisible Unicorns do exist.: This is probably too late to post something like this, but would any Queer Black gamers like to start some kind of info...:

invisibleblackunicorn:

If there’s one thing I learned very early on when I started getting involved with the gaming community it’s that being Black and being queer are kisses of death. Revealing yourself to be either of those is going to cause a tidal wave of bullshit to be thrown at you in a lot of groups and when you…

Mollskine: Female Digital Humanists: Hacking It

Mollskine: Female Digital Humanists: Hacking It:

mollskine:



The intersection between humanists and programmers within the digital humanities field is characterized by innovation. This innovation has brought digital humanities to the forefront of scholarly endeavors, trailblazing a path that most scholarship is likely to one day follow. But, let’s…

Mollskine: Female Digital Humanists: Hacking It

Mollskine: Female Digital Humanists: Hacking It:

mollskine:



The intersection between humanists and programmers within the digital humanities field is characterized by innovation. This innovation has brought digital humanities to the forefront of scholarly endeavors, trailblazing a path that most scholarship is likely to one day follow. But, let’s…