Moosetodon#identity

#MerriamWebster announced an additional definition for #they: a third-person, singular pronoun for #nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry under “woman.”

"That the oldest #dictionary publisher in the United States has added its imprimatur to this meaning of the pronoun could be seen as a powerful statement about evolving understandings of #gender #identity.

Or it could be seen as something much more elementary: a reflection of #changingtimes."

nytimes.com/2019/09/20/style/t

Values, Reason, Epiricism, and Identity

Rather than hijack (and, I'm realising, necropost) a 2018 thread any further (cybre.space/@SuricrasiaOnline/), I thought I'd run with a concept I'd come up in an earlier reply.

Suircrasia Online rightly notes that self-labled rationalists should consider their motivations and methods if what they're saying is paining others. And at least learn some of the tools of their self-proclaimed trade: formal logic.

#tootstorm #values #reason #empiricism #identity

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Passwords, 2FA, financial services, and the accountpocalypse

An issue that's only going to get worse. HN comment that should see wider view:

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

#passwords #identity #security #accounts

Stumbled upon this wikipedia article in a neat little #scuttlebutt thread about projected vs perceived #identity. Makes me feel a lot less crazy for being able to make pretty accurate "guesses" as to the feelings, history, and personalities of other people by their body language, as well as the hours of "unspoken convesations" I've had on #psychedelics. Additionally, the article points out that humans are designed to be easily read through this empathy system, in contrast to other primates, which it aptly and hilariously calls "Machiavellian". That seems to suggest to me that while we're obviously not 'meant' to be a totally unitarian Borg like species, we were meant to be cooperative and caring... Almost like we were built for some kind of anarchic socialism

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_soc

Just a Friendly Debate
I have a collection of comics that I visit regularly and once in a while I like to share them here. For instance, here's one about Jesus and Mo celebrating International Women's day in their singular fashion. One source for comics is the Seattle Star, which runs a collection of them every Sunday. That's where I learned about Ampersand, written by Barry Deuts
greencomet.org/2019/05/12/just

#loopholes #identity #race

The Hungarian State Opera has come up with a dubious way around a stipulation that George Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess be performed by an all-black cast: it is allegedly asking its white, Hungarian singers to sign a paper saying they identify as African-American.

theguardian.com/stage/2019/apr

@adam

I just created a post to our community forum about #Keybase identity system.

Very interesting #OSS project, but I find it very strange how little information they provide about the commercial company that is behind it.

community.humanetech.com/t/308

So I created a #HackerNews Ask HN post to ask more info on that:

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1

Hope it reaches the front page. Anyone in the know about the story behind keybase.io company?

#identity #security #privacy

So here's a question. Does anyone know any decent resources about imposter syndrome (or similar to it) where it concerns identity?

Things like subjective experiences of LGBT+ people who aren't plugged into community and concerned they're not "doing it right", 3rd or 4th ceneration children of immigrants who weren't raised with the culture that they're assumed to know, that sort of thing.

Not quite sure where to go to #research that.

#AmPlanning #writing #identity #recommendations

The question of identifying as a writer. The question of identifying, period.

I am not only a writer, but here I am that. I look at this toot and think 'this is writing. It might not be very interesting to others to consider it a written piece, but to me it is writing'.

If I stay with the material and develop it/let it develop, it might turn into something interesting to other people, too?

#thoughts #writing #identity

A Manhattan Project for Online Identity: NSTIC – What is social media for?

...Schachinger focuses at length on the NSTIC, National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. This was a 2010 initiative championed by then US President Barack Obama, to address the Peter Steiner problem: "on the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog." (Or a Space Alien Cat.)...

old.reddit.com/r/plexodus/comm

#GooglePlus #NSTIC #identity #surveillance #privacy #socialMedia #Plexodus

A Manhattan Project for Online Identity: NSTIC – What is social media for?

...Schachinger focuses at length on the NSTIC, National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. This was a 2010 initiative championed by then US President Barack Obama, to address the Peter Steiner problem: "on the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog." (Or a Space Alien Cat.)...

old.reddit.com/r/plexodus/comm

#GooglePlus #NSTIC #identity #surveillance #privacy #socialMedia #Plexodus

Fediverse, I have an open-ended #question for you: What does #identity mean to you? I do mean this on a personal level, but take this where you like. It's just something I'm pondering, and I'd like to hear other people's thoughts.
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Undocumented Citizen

"...Somewhere around Little Rock, Arkansas, I realized my ID had gone missing at the motel where we were staying. (To this day, nobody has turned it in, or even bothered trying to use it if they had found it.)..."

The usual discussion of credentials and documentation concerns immigrants, documented or otherwise.

The situation can also occur with native born citizens, and it is an absolutely Kafkaesque nightmare.

#identity
web.archive.org/web/2018081715

Hi, @triskeon and welcome! I'm interested in #ActivityPub as well, especially if we can figure out a good way to handle #identity.