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Julian Hernández @Jules@vis.social

Hi everyone! Do any of you know of good conservation data set or have any resources of data about fauna or flora worldwide?

Im trying to do a personal project on those topics but I haven't found good resources 😅

Hey! If anyone here is in the US and interested on Net Neutrality. A voting is going to take place again. battleforthenet.com/

One personal top takeaway from was @fidelthomet@twitter.com ’s talk about a Uni Potsdam project called Senses, with many interesting work-in-progress visualizations. It is about creating climate change scenarios for mitigation & adaptation. More details promised online soonish. uclab.fh-potsdam.de/projects/sense…

It's ! Celebrate by picking up some of your favorite swag with a 10% discount at the shop | policyviz.com/shop/

“Does free speech mean literally anyone can say anything at any time? Or is it actually more conducive to the free exchange of ideas if we create a platform where women and people of color can say what they want without thousands of people screaming, ‘Fuck you, light yourself on fire, I know where you live’? If your entire answer to that very difficult question is ‘Free speech,’ then, I’m sorry, that tells me that you’re not really paying attention.” —Reddit gen. counsel

newyorker.com/magazine/2018/03

Hey Vis.Social!
I'm trying out Tableau and did a story using the World Happiness Report 2018. I would love your feedback!

Thanks! 🤓

public.tableau.com/views/World

This is a thread about computers.

I have a lot to say.

I might not be able to finish right now.

I'm going to post unlisted.

This is the best intro to 🐘 I’ve seen yet, addressing technical and cultural factors.

“An increasingly less-brief introduction to Mastodon” by @noelle

gist.github.com/joyeusenoelle/

Upgraded vis.social to the next tier hosting plan, as we’ve now got almost 1,000 members! 😮

To help this experiment succeed, please contribute!

1. Share your questions, feedback, critiques, and works-in-progress. 🎨

2. Help invite & welcome others. Be as inclusive as possible. 🤝

3. Donate a little 💰, if you are in a comfortable position to do so (but 1 & 2 are more important).

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Me, looking at Pokemon plushies in the shop: “Hah! I’m glad I’m past the stage where I would have bought any of this stuff!”

Also me: “OH FUCK, ROWLETS” bibeogaem.zone/media/WP17IhUwp

TIL there's a fine line between " catacomb" and "macaron" 😬

Hi! I was thinking on doing a Master or someting similar in Data Journalism or Data Visualization, any favorite place? or is it a bad idea? I'd love to hear your thoughts 🤓

Always exciting to cross that threshold when some niche thing you’ve been participating in becomes “big enough” to be validated by coverage in a mainstream news media outlet:

washingtonpost.com/news/the-sw

Congrats, team 🐘!

#deleteFacebook

-replaces Facebook:
-Diaspora: diasporafoundation.org/
-Aardwolf (alpha?): aardwolf.social/
-Patchwork/SSB: scuttlebutt.nz/

-replaces Instagram:
-Lychee (Self-hosted only/not federated):
lychee.electerious.com/
-quit.im: quit.im/

-replaces WhatsApp:
-Matrix: matrix.org/
-Signal: signal.org/
-Jitsi: jitsi.org/
-IRC(Self-hosted only/not federated)

So, uh, if you have #bitcoin you might want to get rid of it unless you want to be raided for possession of child porn: theguardian.com/technology/201

That's not an exaggeration, apparently there's literally CP /in the #blockchain/.

"The child will notify the parent when it dies"

"If the parent dies before the child, it has no parent to notify, so it becomes a zombie"

Someone didn't think these terms through when inventing processes

"Blessed by the Algorithm" — I can almost hear an apocalyptic Muse song in my head, as regular people slowly start to venerate the computer gods
mastodon.social/media/UVFGozJy