Northeastern computer science has several themed faculty searches--I won't list them here. But, buried beneath all of them is a job ad for ass profs in all areas:
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This piece by a Berkeley economics PhD student explores the connections between the current UC academic worker strike, the California housing crisis, and UC's role as a big-time California landlord: sfexaminer.com/our_sections/fo

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There's A LOT of discussion about content moderation right now and very little of it touches on the fact that we've all lived on the big social sites for the last decade-plus thanks to the massively exploitated labor of mostly-invisible moderation workers. The social web at scale wouldn't have happened without these laborers, who in addition to shit wages, have been exposed to literally every imaginable horror.

If we're remaking this world, let's do better on that front.

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I'm really enjoying playing around with Smoosh, a formally-specified POSIX shell written in #ocaml and Lem. The notion of a shell as a DSL for expressing concurrency in POSIX is great; shell.cs.pomona.edu

The Brave browser seems to come with free subscription to the New York Times (just click the Tor button). Does not work for cooking.nytimes.com.

Galactica is an amazing opportunity for publishers to sue Facebook. Defend my copyrights! :)

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This is the ad I would see the most on Twitter for the last several months. The most jarring element of mastidon is the lack of ads to quickly scroll past.

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