i want to be on mastodon more but im totally unengaged with the instance i'm on. should i (deep sigh) move instances

Oakland, Moms 4 Housing, eviction, purchase, + 

An unexpectedly positive coda to that abhorrent Oakland eviction by the militarily-armed Alameda County Sheriff's Office recently:

"In a huge victory that may change the way Oakland (and other cities) looks at vacant housing, homeless mothers who took over an empty property in Oakland announced on Martin Luther King Day they will be purchasing the home through the Oakland Community Land Trust."

"As part of the deal, the company has also agreed to allow the city of Oakland, the land trust, or other affordable housing organizations the first right of refusal on all of their other Oakland properties. In other words, the city will be first in line to have the option to purchase when Wedgewood’s 50 properties go on the market.

It’s a big deal.

Make no mistake: It’s a reluctant, begrudging agreement on the part of Wedgewood. Moms 4 Housing, in collaboration with the Oakland Community Land Trust, repeatedly offered to buy the house during eviction proceedings. The company repeatedly refused."

48hills.org/2020/01/moms4housi

WHAAAATTT THE FFFFUUUUCCCCCCK

payup.wtf/doordash/no-free-lun

"Our analysis of more than two hundred samples of pay data provided by DoorDash workers across the country finds that DoorDash pays the average worker an astonishingly low $1.45/hour, after accounting for the costs of mileage and additional payroll taxes borne by independent contractors. Nearly a third of jobs actually pay less than $0 after accounting for these basic expenses."

messing w/ hidden pictures, also contemplating the procgen nature of many kid pix tools

food pic 

also ft. gai lan (super in my comfort zone. like my favorite fucking vegetable)

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stir fried some jackfruit and bamboo shoots tonight which was super out of my comfort zone! it was p good

about to have restless dreams of geojson and mapbox and babel-typescript

i really understand why people hate the modern javascript ecosystem b/c an hour ago i was like "im doing a PWA" and now im googling "babel typescript dynamic imports code splitting" like a fool

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the front end is where literally all of the complexity is because i want a PWA but i have to learn how to scaffold that out like,... now, i guess

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the backend for what i'm writing is really not complicated so i guess it's time to figure out how to add a front end

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