I am a lady who lives in a place.
@Be But Little my favorite is when people ask, "I know I probably shouldn't ask this, but how much longer is it going to take?"
@Anne Helen Petersen if you end up looking for academic-type sources on Mechanical Turk, check out Irani & Silberman's paper Turkopticon:
Interrupting Worker Invisibility
in Amazon Mechanical Turk. bonus: Lilly Irani rocks.
also it is possibly the best use ever of the phrase "there has got to be a better way to do this"
this is beautiful
On "The Logic of Stupid Poor People," Or, the Only Thing Worth Reading About the Barneys "Shopping While Black" Arrests
@tofuswalkman "how did americans learn to hate the poor so intensely?" because we're told our whole lives that America is a colorblind meritocracy, therefore poor people must be lazy and stupid? but yeah. sometimes I wonder what it would be like to live in a place where compassion is a national value.
Claire! incense is gross.
@Lily Rowan condoms are obviously a male plot to keep us from mind-controlling them
@Becks I, personally, am actively unconcerned about being fair in regards to this list
@themegnapkin Time Traveller, however, is definitely a profession.
@lora.bee I think I really didn't understand, when I was reading that book, how much it was getting inside my head and changing the way I thought about some things. so good.