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tj usiyan
mastodon: @griotspeak@soc.mod-12.com --- Fond of good poetry, music, software, and many combinations thereof. they/them
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tj usiyan Aug 4
Gonna get off of this place for a time. dm or email or mastodon if you need something
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The Sex Coach Aug 4
Abolish the concept of “foreplay.”
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Rivers Solomon Aug 4
Replying to @cyborgyndroid
[image description: two photos of oscar isaac looking thoughtful against a black background: in the first he asks "what is gender?" in the next he says, "You know, let's talk about that."]
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Jack Hessel Aug 2
> "AI works like the brain!" Ahh, yes, I fondly remember my intro to linguistics class, wherein I read all of English wikipedia thousands of times until convergence, and then could finally construct better-than-random parse trees.
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tj usiyan Aug 3
Replying to @bdudney
That is actually pretty funny to me.
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tj usiyan Aug 2
Understanding and dealing with the world left to you
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N. K. Jemisin Aug 2
Write books, win awards, travel the world, help people I care about, sleep late every day, have enough money to live on and then some, go out whenever I want, and if I feel like it, babysit my friends' & family's kids and then give them back when I'm tired.
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tj usiyan Aug 2
Replying to @MrJonCee
"Nah. Nah. He spit in his face." people who were about to intervene:
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Literature_Lady, PhD Aug 1
Replying to @Literature_Lady
(The Always company did an amazing ad, by the way, that shows how socially constructed patriarchal norms affect our performative of gender:)
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Literature_Lady, PhD Aug 1
My dissertation was on masculinities. Let's talk about the alpha male red pill shit going around the internet. (Thread)
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mcc Aug 2
This is really upsetting. Pelosi & co went to war with a lying smear campaign against Chakrabarti and Pelosi & co won.
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zellie Aug 2
The student debt crisis has hit black students especially hard. Here's how
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Brian Stelter Aug 2
"After nearly two and a half weeks, the father was able to speak with his daughter. When she got on the phone, she began to cry and asked: 'Why did you leave me?'"
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NPR Aug 2
JUST IN: A judge finds that NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo used an illegal chokehold on Eric Garner and recommends that he be fired. The city’s police commissioner will make the final decision on Pantaleo, who has been working a desk job since Garner’s death 5 years ago.
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tj usiyan Aug 2
Replying to @algridmd
What is 'average'?
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Clint Smith Aug 2
We’ve officially reached the point of toddlerhood where my kid obsesses over one song for weeks & I was hoping it would at least be Earth, Wind & Fire but instead it’s Baa Baa Black Sheep which definitely doesn’t slap & also just jacked the melody from twinkle twinkle little star
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tj usiyan Aug 2
Replying to @algridmd
What does 'natural' mean, in this assertion? I'm not arguing that it doesn't follow easily from some ways of thinking about or framing a problem. I'm speaking to the idea of 'nature' when it comes to thought.
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tj usiyan Aug 2
I… I am aware of what 'NS' stands for in NSArray. I was calling into question the tact, taste, and point of invoking a dead person's hypothetical pronouncement about PL choices.
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tj usiyan Aug 2
That’s an ok belief to hold and some languages bear it out but I disagree with it and (as an aside) don’t think Steve would care much one way or the other beyond whether or not things worked.
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tj usiyan Aug 2
“OO models come naturally to our brains” Our brains or what is fostered by our spoken language and teaching? This idea of natural thinking is wild.
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