Marty McGuire

Archive for August 2019

Fri Aug 30

An honor to ride to camp in this caravan of amazing folks!

This sweaty guy is excited to be on his way to CAAAAAAAAAAAAAMP!

Tue Aug 27
β˜‘ RSVP'd to an event https://indieweb.org/2019/Amsterdam
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IndieWebCamp Amsterdam 2019
IndieWebCamp Amsterdam 2019 is 28-29 September 2019, the first IndieWebCamp in Amsterdam!
I'm going!

Excited to visit Amsterdam for the first time and to (re-)visit with so many folks working on aspects of personal websites!

I’ll also be at the View Source conference which meets the following days on Sep 30 - Oct 1!

↩ Replied to https://martymcgui.re/2019/08/27/112651/
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I really dig this post by Charlie about recent unpleasantness in a supposedly β€œtech” community that is entirely people-driven. Toxicity, privilege, protectionism, and silencing critics (especially minoritized voices).

Also that article linked to this one that I hadn’t read in a while and it is just so good. I feel like I should read it as a morning meditation.

https://www.sonniesedge.net/posts/progressive-enhancement/

Charlie Owen
post from Yes, progressive enhancement is a fucking moral argument
I rolled my eyes when I saw this post circulate around the webosphere. I knew it was clickbait, but I clicked it and read it, because what else is a whiney SJW feminist fuck meant to do while she's drinking her coffee in the morning? But then, as I scanned the page, I realised …

I really dig this post by Charlie about recent unpleasantness in a supposedly “tech” community that is entirely people-driven. Toxicity, privilege, protectionism, and silencing critics (especially minoritized voices).

All problems are people problems. Even more so when what we build can affect so many lives.

https://www.sonniesedge.net/posts/react/

Charlie Owen
post from React
So, Reactgate has become a thing. What's been fomenting for a while blew up last week, with two prominent White Men In Tech having little tantrum Twitter breaks, and a wonderful woman of colour working as a dev/designer feeling she is no longer welcome in our industry and …
Tue Aug 20

Thanks to our guests Jonathan and Marty for catching us up on their weeks away in this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast

https://wehavetoask.com/episodes/2019-08-20/

We Have to Ask
post from Where the Heck Have You Been? β€’ Ep 132- Catching Up with Marty and Jonathan
It has been a few months since our hosts have settled into an episode. This week, we catch up with Marty and Jonathan.
Thu Aug 15
πŸ“— Want to read American War by Omar El Akkad
πŸ“— Want to read Autonomous by Annalee Newitz ISBN: 9780765392077
Mon Aug 12
β˜‘ RSVP'd to an event https://2019.indieweb.org/nyc
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Pace University
IndieWebCamp NYC
IndieWebCamp NYC 2019 is a two-day maker event for creating and/or improving your personal website. All levels welcome! One of several 2019 IndieWebCamps and the seventh IndieWebCamp in NYC!
I'm going!

So excited to be co-organizing an IndieWebCamp in NYC!

Looking to start your personal website? Want to take control of your social media content?

Join us at Pace University in downtown Manhattan on October 5th and 6th!

Fri Aug 2
β˜‘ RSVP'd to an event https://ghostparty.today/#show-2019-08-02
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Baltimore Improv Group Theater
GHOST PARTY presents "Camp Dystopia"
ACOLYTES! ACOLYTES! In lieu of our regularly scheduled coven meeting, we are going CAMPING! Bring your tents and potables to the Baltimore Improv Festival, Friday 8/2 at 11:00 sharp! Bring your CASH MONEY also, so that you can pick up a fabulous PATCH! ABOUT: GHOST PARTY is an …
I'm going!

So excited for another GHOST PARTY πŸ‘»πŸŽ‰ tonight at the Baltimore Improv Festival!

Surprise guests, surprise camping, surprise camp activities! What more could you ask for??

11PM at The BIG Theater, 1727 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD

Grab tickets now or grab a pass for all Friday shows!

Thu Aug 1
πŸ“— Want to read The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers ISBN: 9781500453305
πŸ“— Want to read The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway ISBN: 9780434018420
πŸ“— Want to read The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin ISBN: 9780061054884