Fuck them. Fuck them a lot. Fuck them til the end of time.
I want to talk about - but am unsure what to do about - how white-washed my Facebook feed is and how all I see is that goddamn ice bucket bullshit when I’m pretty sure people I know are having real conversations and sharing relevant commentary about what’s been happening this week.
Algorithms enforce the power structures of the data set they are operating on, and it’s time to more seriously study that, I guess.
"We’ve been down since 10pm last night!"
“Are we all still on the conference call?”
“All of the boxes seem fine!”
“Wait, is the service up?”
“According to the logs we have been up for 20 minutes.”
“Shit, we’re UP?!? DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON?!?”
Mark is bumping the Phil Collins for our afternoon trip out to Bellevue.