Many thanks to the WordPress developers who interrupted your visit today with an intrusion of the Real World. This site is part of the Digital Climate Strike!
On Friday, September 20, 2019 (and the days following), millions of young people and their older allies march out of their workplaces and schools to demand solutions to the Climate Crisis.
They remind us that there are just a few years for humans to solve the problems that fossil fuels have gotten us into. They demand solutions. I stand with them. We need a Just Transition that protects working people, and a Green New Deal to solve the problem.
Want to take part? Visit https://strikewithus.org/ to find an action in your town. At the latest count, there were strike activities planned in over 2500 cities and towns in 162 countries.
Let’s all go to work.
Matthew Ingram at Columbia Journalism Review has some provocative and interesting ideas here. My initial reaction: Technology has to make it easy for people to communicate with each other while still having control over their lives (online and off). It all starts with free/open source software.
David Moldawer writes a newsletter for writers and other creatives with a boatload of advice on productivity and creativity. When you read this, you should follow his advice — and then click the Subscribe button in the upper right corner. Even if you’re not a writer, I don’t think you’ll regret it.
The other day, I mentioned a problem to an acquaintance. For the purposes of this story, let’s call my acquaintance Sesquipedalian, “characterized by long words; long-winded.” Ple…
Source: take your best advice and give it away – The Maven Game