The Ada Initiative, a group promoting women in open source and open culture, had their first AdaCamp in early January. In order to save some money, and because I like food to be inclusive for everyone, Brianna and I volunteered to do all the baking ourselves.
Book Review: The Service of Clouds by Delia Falconer
Book Review of The Service of Clouds #AWWC2012
Gratuitous Tim Minchin blogging: Not Perfect
Because I went to see his show in Sydney last night, and it was hugely enjoyable, and he sang this song which I’d temporarily forgotten about, and it’s just lovely.
Pinkwashing cancer – Pink Ribbons, Inc. asks who’s benefiting most?
Pink cancer marketing globally diverts generous people’s donations away from the organisations doing most of the work towards organisations who are just better at marketing – the filmmakers determined only 15% of monies raised in North America go to research prevention, and 5% to research environmental causes of breast cancer. Does this sound like the best use of donors’ money? And what about all the non-pinkified cancers?
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a good book (or a bad one)? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?