looking at literally hundreds of resumes and linkedins of COBOL programmers

AND LO AND BEHOLD A WILD @tek APPEARS

I don't have first-hand stories on-hand about the role of the post office in Alaska, though I'd love to read them! I did find this blog post that explains some of the ways USPS supports rural Alaskan communities: blog.evankalish.com/2017/02/th

I also found this USPS report on the Alaska ByPass from 2011 interesting (screenshots attached). not surprisingly, found it was benefiting private interests on the backs of USPS.

uspsoig.gov/sites/default/file

And a nice piece in the Guardian: theguardian.com/world/2014/jul

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omg Lee from The Body just released a ripoff of their own shirts for Bernie and I could not have thrown my money at it faster shirtkiller.com/thebody

seriously 👀👀

this has been my view for like an hour 💜 💗 💛 💚💙

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oh, someone I went to bootcamp with friended me on goodreads, wonder what he's up to

*looks at profile*

uhhh

John Patrick Ryan: what drove the interconnection and interoperability of telephone companies (which didn’t actually happen until 1949)—and what will we need to solve for interoperable networks in the future?

at length here: medium.com/decentralized-web/d

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rabble from planetary, a social media network built on scuttlebutt, on rules for managing the commons (adapted from economist elinor ostrom)

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