My Patreon is now up and running! I'd very much appreciate your support in creating useful and interesting things.
Some easy-to-care-for plant suggestions for beginners:
• Chlorophytum (spider plant)
• Dracaena (any species)
• Pothos vine (Epipremnum aureum)
• Heartleaf philodendron
• Rubber plant
• Pilea (Chinese money plant)
• Peperomia (any species)
• Bromeliad (most varieties, but Guzmania is probably the easiest)
• Peace lily
• Snake plant
(Made boostable at @Kiki's request! ☀️)
Seems like a good way of avoiding wasting salad.
I had the idea a while back that in the far future, architecture criticism will be replaced with starship criticism.
Architecture criticism as a genre isn't about blueprints or materials, it's about a building's place in public life and what it says about society. So that, but for starships. I gave it a trial run last year with this essay on Star Trek's USS Excelsior. https://medium.com/@srol/excelsior-class-after-the-experiment-a09fdfd7053e
I plan on doing more of these soon, so send me suggestions for other fictional starships to critique.
"Police tried to close the entrance to The Mall leading to Buckingham Palace but they just keep on coming...
Video on Birdsite: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR/status/1106541417885847553
"The solarpunk environmental movement is for anyone who’s digitally inclined but unafraid of dirt. Think post-apocalyptic hacker aesthetics, but with a sunnier disposition."
— What You Can Learn From the Solarpunk Movement
Folks talk about echo chambers but really online we’re exposed to way more different ideas and points of view than, say, boomers who live their entire lives in the suburbs or in the country and get all their ideas from TV. It’s just that we’re better at quickly identifying the ideas that are crap and blocking them.
Infoshop: **When Being an Opponent of White Supremacy Means Being Not Nice**
"“Nice people made the best Nazis. My mom grew up next to them. They got along, refused to make waves, looked the other way when things got ugly and focused on happier things than ‘politics.’ They were lovely people who turned their heads as their neighbors…"
Tinkerer, womble, future-fixer.
Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.