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  1. Mar 2024
    1. Wary investors and state officials had to beconvinced to take the plunge into a risky overseas venture. But mostimportant, it was a place into which they could export their ownmarginalized people.

      Historically it would seem that there are always going to be marginzalized people in a society, even when new spaces like America pop up into which the marginalized are exported from somewhere else.... but this also shows that marginalized, when given opportunity can easily improve themselves...

      better than allowing them to stay marginalized, how can they be helped institutionally to be better for not only themselves but for society itself? constant flow of improvement?



  2. Feb 2023
    1. Internet ‘algospeak’ is changing our language in real time, from ‘nip nops’ to ‘le dollar bean’ by [[Taylor Lorenz]]

      shifts in language and meaning of words and symbols as the result of algorithmic content moderation

      instead of slow semantic shifts, content moderation is actively pushing shifts of words and their meanings

      article suggested by this week's Dan Allosso Book club on Pirate Enlightenment

    2. Black and trans users, and those from other marginalized communities, often use algospeak to discuss the oppression they face, swapping out words for “white” or “racist.” Some are too nervous to utter the word “white” at all and simply hold their palm toward the camera to signify White people.
  3. Jan 2022