24 Dec 2018, 9:33 a.m.


I'm going to be off social media a lot between now and about Jan 10th. Please email if you want to reach me - https://www.harihareswara.net/ & https://changeset.nyc/#contact have my address - but I will probably …

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22 Dec 2018, 13:34 p.m.

I Welcome Your Point Of View On Whether I Am An Alto

I love listening to and singing a lot of labor and folk songs. Like, the highlight of my week a little while back was when a friend got out his guitar and learned to play …

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21 Dec 2018, 17:56 p.m.

Now It Can Be Told

The "I would ask for wall. We need wall." nonsense* reminds me: About 11 years ago, I was at some industry networking event here in New York City, gladhanding, schmoozing, &c. At one point I …

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14 Dec 2018, 11:44 a.m.


A few deliverables! At RubyConf Los Angeles 2018 last month, I co-presented "Code Review, Forwards and Back" with Jason Owen, and now video is up. "Intersectional sustainable crop science, and GIFs" is my newest MetaFilter …

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05 Dec 2018, 16:41 p.m.

The US Midterm Elections, One Month Later

I made phone calls and I canvassed in person for some candidates and a ballot measure. Leonard and I gave money to some candidates and I successfully encouraged a friend to do the same. On …

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30 Nov 2018, 13:28 p.m.

Non-Influencer Fashion Blogging

I've heard fleece-lined tights could be a game-changer regarding wearing skirts and dresses when it's cold. A friend recommended the Homma brand in particular, since they're footless and since (if you turn them inside out) …

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19 Nov 2018, 19:23 p.m.

The Fascination Of Municipal Taxation Software

On January 30, 2018, I attended my local city councilmember's "State of the District" speech. If one of your local officials offers such a speech, I recommend going; it's a structured way to find out …

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01 Nov 2018, 15:49 p.m.

A Raised Eyebrow and a San Francisco Election

My new MetaFilter post is about a strange edge case in the San Francisco school board election next week: what does it mean to you for a candidate to really withdraw from a race? Josephine …

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29 Oct 2018, 12:32 p.m.


Life is varied. I spend some of my spare time trying to do my bit for the election next week. I volunteered at a voter registration drive. I participated in some get-out-the-vote phone banking, and …

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25 Oct 2018, 17:53 p.m.

In Memoriam

Content note: murder. Terrorism -- in particular, terrorism against people who work to bring freedom and democracy to others* -- is on my mind. A few days ago was the 150th anniversary of James M. …

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