“[It’s] always worth reminding yourself that you’re part of a community of users, plus often one or more movement(s), with people coming up above, around and underneath you” ~ Kevin M. Gallagher, April 3rd 2021.

@ageis talking about Disk encryption & OTR at Boston Cryptoparty. Photo credit: @masspirates: https://twitter.com/masspirates/status/432608344319467520?s=20

Dear Kevin,

You’re not meant to be dead yet. You were meant to outlive our…

I got pissed off and sent an email. I’ve republished the contents here:

Att: Daniel Andrews MP.

I am a sole parent with disability. After diagnosis, my rhematologist recommended ongoing hydrotherapy to address issues caused by my disabilities: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, osteo-arthritis, systemic inflammation, bursitis and a shoulder fracture. So I…

[C.W. Mental health; healthcare and disability support abuse.]

Let me make clear: this piece doesn’t advocate the end of lockdown restrictions. Its focus is the secondary effects of services cancelled during lockdown.

The thing about a crisis is it highlights what’s important. Food. Income. Healthcare. The ability to take a…

Pills with words: coping, not dead, not as bad, slightly better.
http://rebloggy.com/post/cute-drugs-pills-medication-creative-commons-chronic-illness-capsules-my-own-wor/120716400220

So you have a new chronic illness or disability and now your world has changed. I’m so sorry you’re facing this situation. You’ve probably not had time to adjust yet and you had no way of knowing that you’d be going through this.

You’re facing illness, potential disabilities, psycho-social adjustment…

Very shortly here in Victoria you’ll see people’s politics on their faces: from midnight, mask laws go into effect. So you’ll know exactly how much of a massive scumlord someone is when you witness them meltdown in flagrant outrage over simply being asked to wear a mask in public.

It’s…

It’s always hard to write about someone you didn’t know particularly well. I didn’t know Paul Shetler much beyond Twitter. We didn’t see eye to eye on many things, not least of which his political views, many of which I opposed. But it was his full-throated roar against disastrous digital…

I hate getting in the pool. I drag my feet all the way to the change room. I have to jam my eyes shut and take a deep breath to avoid a panic attack before I begin stripping clothes away, swallowing embarrassment, biting down pain of sore joints protesting as…

Asher Wolf

Cryptoparty founder. Amnesty Australia 'Humanitarian Media Award' recipient 2014.

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