Time for #reintroduction
I am a public interest technologist working at the Freedom of the Press Foundation https://freedom.press My day job is to work on https://securedrop.org using which people can leak information to the journalists securely. I also contribute to many #opensource projects. I am a core member of the @torproject and also core developer of the #Python programming language & a director and fellow of Python Software Foundation.
Lovely interview of @bijal on writing, reading, kiddie lit and generally being awesome. (If you haven't read A Cloud Called Bhura, you should. So many resonances with the very real climate catastrophe that we're going through.) #writers #India https://thesoup.website/interviews/2019/11/14/writers-on-reading-part-ten-bijal-vaccharajani
I'm a lawyer. I feel most competent in constitutional law. This means I'm constantly recovering from the trauma of being alive in these times.
In my doctoral work, I'm trying to understand constitutional claims outside courts - or the gulf between the Constitution of India & the constitution of India.
I'm currently teaching the law & science module to science undergrads, developing an RPG for children to work the Constitution democratically, and writing writing writing.
@kushal already bookmarked so many toots. So happy that mastodon is expanding and introducing so many features on tooters' demand. Thanks to all who have worked so hard to bring in the changes in this beautiful and clean platform.
We have bookmarks on this server. Yay to #mastodon , you can have it too. Deploy from master.
Anxiety is a problem, too much of a problem. #mentalhealth
There are those like Prof Jean Dreze, who gave up his Belgian citizenship and became an Indian. He wears it proudly, and has spent the better part of his life to make this country better for its most marginalized.
Those are the citizens we must celebrate, defend and aid.
Taseer will go on to write his columns in The Guardian, Time and New Yorker. Dreze will continue to cycle on the streets of Ranchi and Dantewada, fighting for every Indian's right to livelihood, dignity and sustenance.
The last good portrait I took is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Ellsberg
or if you want hear https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WS9DhSIWR0
Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone. You are not welcome among us. You have no sovereignty where we gather. ...
Read the full text at https://www.eff.org/cyberspace-independence and all other writings from John Perry Barlow.
Next would be reading this amazing story from Kashmir Hill https://gizmodo.com/the-house-that-spied-on-me-1822429852 #privacy #securityofficehour
Public Interest Technologist at Freedom of the Press Foundation. Maintainer of https://securedrop.org Core team member of @torproject and Core developer of #Python. Fellow and director at Python Software Foundation
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