It is wild that this piece is 12 years old and constantly gets more relevant with age. I do not get why everyone wants to constantly gate keep names, like you would know better than the one telling you their name.
Previously I have posted about danah boyd’s research on how hormones impact how your brain processes depth, but here is another study about how interpupillary distance, IPD, settings on VR headsets make it hard for people other than, for example, cisgender men to find a distance that works for them, leading to motion sickness. A while ago I tried to adjust my IPD but never found a setting that worked for me. It was either too close or too far, and the motion sickness remained.
The amount of talk about the environmentally harmful and the further harming of people who struggle financially is mind blowing but Doc put it in words the crypto-bros will understand. If they ever take their fingers out of their ears and stop shouting “na na na na i cant hear you.”
danah boyd’s piece from 2014 has always been facinating to me, but relating it to my own experiences around transitioning and the ways that I have percevied depth just feels like a lot of gender validation for me :)
This article is a beautiful takedown of the fake feminism people sell. Though, this article fails to mention anything at all about trans issues, who are also deeply effected by mobilized angry white women trying to destroy feminism.
I’ve seen people at every place I’ve worked just… share things like this with any webpage with a text input box and it’s never set right with me. It’s such an easy way to social engineer your way in to free personal identifiable information.
I can’t believe it took a study for this to be apparent. I can’t control much of the flow of how job interviews work as an engineer, but I can try my best to make the other person comfortable and relaxed. That is always my goal during interviews. Anything that might make them nervous or anxious I specifically avoid.
This post is nearly five years old and yet still as relevant as ever, as Facebook still does not like that queer people use their website. This doesn’t stop fake accounts or harassment, obviously. The alt-right trolls still attack people daily and use the site to plan attacks on innocent people.