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Matt Soar @MattSoar Montréal

Intermedia artist, filmmaker. Codeveloper of the Korsakow System. Director of the Montreal Signs Project.

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2/2 on how they can better cover these issues - particularly in a way that shifts the current frame supporting #rapeculture. #media #equity
Retweeted by Matt SoarTelling your story can be powerful. I just got email from an editor at a national news outlet saying they had a meeting 1/2
Retweeted by Matt SoarCheck out @mmmegan's FANTASTIC make-up metaphored analysis of the Jian Ghomeshi scandal: http://t.co/KjrCi3MrTl
Retweeted by Matt SoarBehind the CBC’s decision to fire Jian Ghomeshi http://t.co/Ej5Ew3wsyp
Retweeted by Matt SoarMy Halloween costume is "a man on Twitter," so I'm inserting myself uninvited into conversations and saying, "Actually..."
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Jian Ghomeshi: The good soldier? http://t.co/rUI4ILUt5G #cdnmedia #vaw #canfem
Retweeted by Matt SoarWe welcome the UK’s trailblazing orphan works scheme, good for audiences and archives http://t.co/C6hRTgXOCT
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If you want to show your support for the team--listen to the show. @cbcradioq. And RT
Retweeted by Matt Soar@lucydecoutere #ibelievelucyJian Ghomeshi: 8 women accuse former CBC host of violence, sexual abuse or harassment: http://t.co/CYBW8ODxL6 http://t.co/nSTL8QA5Ph
Retweeted by Matt Soar#JianGhomeshi Lucy DeCoutere, "Lucy on Trailer Park Boys", says she was choked and beaten. http://t.co/43ZXtnTnai
Retweeted by Matt SoarTo be clear, you ridiculous people are saying, Women have to go to the police to be believed. A man just has to post it on Facebook. #Jian
Retweeted by Matt SoarPrivate companies are pioneers of space. NASA just blows stuff up. Says @FoxNews about #Antares http://t.co/FFwgll8wi3
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Adobe clarifies, definitively, its stance on GG and against bullying. Still think their updater is annoying, but… http://t.co/ulHVMbZZwq
Retweeted by Matt SoarNo no no no no. http://t.co/n4sH4XCKNeJian Ghomeshi is claims he's a victim of anti-kink prejudice. Members of the community aren't necessarily buying it. http://t.co/d85s4QK3Cz
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I figured @fakedansavage would have a reasonable, nuanced POV on this Jian Ghomeshi/#Q fiasco. He didn't disappoint: http://t.co/kQqj9OsV09
Retweeted by Matt Soar@simonmayo (Tell Me Why)@MarinaOLoughlin @sophwilkinson Spitting image. #uncanny@MartinPatriquin Isn't anyone else bothered by this: "I have always tried to be a good soldier and do a good job for my country"?“Most glaring typographical ineptitude” — on the @FontsInUse Blog, @Lorp reviews the Library Way @NYPLhttp://t.co/IERf4KmDU4
Retweeted by Matt Soaractually http://t.co/2gYwU1O2Lw
Retweeted by Matt SoarA post by @sexgeekAZ about the Jian Ghomeshi issue, with some very well-made points I agree with. #BDSM http://t.co/BdfWj5F46m
Retweeted by Matt SoarI oppose the demonization of consensual kinksters. I despise abusers who cover for their crimes by claiming to be consensual kinksters.
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Remember, no matter how this Jian Ghomeshi story ends, your sparse-info, first-day, iron-clad conclusion is totally right.
Retweeted by Matt SoarWaiting to hear the other side of the @jianghomeshi story. Let's be fair.
Retweeted by Matt Soar@ben_watt Curious: which albums?@StanleyDonwood Ugh, your fab new book won't ship to Canada. #bereft
@ThinkingType Why would anyone try to kick a bicycle up a ladder? :0)
In Montreal: speaking tonight at Concordia, open to the public, 7 pm: http://t.co/579SNY31iw
Retweeted by Matt SoarCold Lake's mosque has been vandalized. http://t.co/ZTp9Td6umR
Retweeted by Matt SoarAfter Ottawa, dissent more critical than ever https://t.co/72AZGxJEro via @ricochet_en
Retweeted by Matt SoarI wish that all that US coverage of how great the CBC is wld also make mention of how the Canadian govt is cutting the life out of it.
Retweeted by Matt SoarVery much looking forward to seeing the MI5 files on Ralph Miliband, Edward Thompson, Raymond Williams & Stuart Hall.
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Guy just got on my bus with "Muslims are killing Canada" sign. Passengers ordered him to leave his sign or take himself off. #CanadaStrong
Retweeted by Matt Soar@ThinkingType The halation isn't helping, either...@stewf Yes please.“@quinnnorton: Ello converts to a PBC: https://t.co/euwDuf4HDG” — that’s a Public Benefit Corporation, i.e. a non-profit.
Retweeted by Matt SoarDear @korsakow Mac users, please do NOT upgrade to OSX Yosemite yet. We've identified an issue and are working on a fix.
RT + FAV if you think this is the best picture of @DougFord2014 in the entire election campaign. #TOpoli http://t.co/TAMWmVSmfn
Retweeted by Matt SoarFascinating photoseries showing where the remains of Soviet Lenin statues have wound up worldwide http://t.co/3714OzMKj7
Retweeted by Matt Soar@ThinkingType Like the esl student of mine who confused 'jetlag' with 'hijack'.iOS 8.1 is now available and offers innovative new features like Camera Roll and re-enabling your fucking Bluetooth.
Retweeted by Matt Soar. @WordMercenary @JamesWallis Whenever I hear wild accusations directed at a non-privileged group, I assume the accusers are projecting.
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Many good people think #GamerGate is about journalism & artistic freedom. That's like working at #KlanDayKare. The name means hate, guys.
Retweeted by Matt SoarSeriously, @Spacekatgal, you are writing the *book* on effective, professional-level feminist activism right now.
Retweeted by Matt SoarTried to engage Giant Bomb fans today on issues affecting industry women. Find myself constantly amazed at the resistance to listening.
Retweeted by Matt SoarYour password must contain at least two female characters who talk to each other about something other than a man.
Retweeted by Matt SoarBrands, if you're gonna promote a tweet, at least get the Duke boys' name right http://t.co/dzku4s9Swm
Retweeted by Matt SoarThat's just the way I work. http://t.co/IZ1kxCJUGm
The changes women in tech are asking for are UNBELIEVABLY REASONABLE. It's why they have to misconstrue our positions and make us monsters.
Retweeted by Matt SoarCandles help “set the mood” for lovemaking. Eat at least 5.
Retweeted by Matt SoarIt's time for Whisper's CEO to do his damn job http://t.co/8a05aMHi04 via @pandodaily
Retweeted by Matt SoarThe look on his face when he cracks the nut http://t.co/D5URlbGXtD
Retweeted by Matt SoarCongrats @The_Stingers women's Rugby team on making it to the finals! I'll mention in my sportscast tomorrow. @RugbyCanada
Retweeted by Matt SoarJust off the ph w folks on Haida Gwaii. The drifting ship now a good distance offshore but concerns remain. Thx 2 Haida & C guard #cdnpoli
Retweeted by Matt SoarFury is an incredible anti-war movie, because it shows how bad things can get. For instance, you could be stuck in a tank with Shia LaBeouf.
Retweeted by Matt SoarStudents have set up designated study areas on the section of highway that they have occupied. #OccupyHongKong http://t.co/PiD6gDi61s
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On GamerGate: A letter from the editor http://t.co/4gJOwlrpyD via @Polygon
Retweeted by Matt SoarThis woman flying in a hazmat suit is just one of the people completely overreacting to Ebola http://t.co/8ANf7vLHtb http://t.co/1rEgvgDug7
Retweeted by Matt Soar1. #Ebola. Cure: None. Deaths in the US: 1. 2. Guns. Cure: Gun control. Deaths via homicide using a gun in the US since 1999: 170,000.
Retweeted by Matt Soar@fromthehip Oh, but the harm! The harm!A great way to strengthen your relationship is to shout "COPYCAT!" or "GOOD ONE!" whenever your significant other says, "I love you, too."
Retweeted by Matt Soar@softcoresoft Sweet, thanks! Too bad the illustrator's site http://t.co/mNAf1kVyrB is down. :(@66000mph Lets hope the be's come back in the Spring too.@softcoresoft Fab! What's the source?Anita Sarkeesian on GamerGate: 'We Have a Problem and We're Going to Fix This' http://t.co/54aggfw6IS via @rollingstone
Retweeted by Matt Soar@MattSoar DON"T DO IT! Run far far away. #YosemiteProblems 8 hours later my computer finally works. Just had to delete everything. :(
Retweeted by Matt SoarI don’t give a fuck what you say, a gold colour option is innovative and magical.
Retweeted by Matt SoarWas about to install the new OSX, but then I read some of these: #YosemiteProblems Think I'll wait for at least the first update...Giant green butt plug looks suspiciously like Christmas tree. http://t.co/tju6Br2XFk http://t.co/zTnKwY92Bm
Retweeted by Matt Soar.@Spacekatgal = modern #feminist hero: http://t.co/ConoUSJe6a #StopGamerGate2014 #gamergate
Retweeted by Matt SoarJohn Siracusa’s OS X 10.10 Yosemite Review: http://t.co/Wrgs6OGTdY
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For the love of God WHY, in this day and age, does every voicemail still need to tell us "when you are finished recording, you may hang up"?
Retweeted by Matt Soar@David_Heb @CocozzaPaula I'd say between three and four miles; it's the blue one on the right. #happensontwittertooAn Academic Tweet: 1. Fix grammar. Tweet. 2. Find typo. Delete. 3. Fix typo. Tweet. 4. No response. Delete. 5. Critique social media.
Retweeted by Matt SoarPerhaps the most reliable method of finding typos in a manuscript is to review it out of pride after clicking submit.
Retweeted by Matt SoarThe "anti-acknowledgement" section. via @pickover http://t.co/OBZ1WZFarc http://t.co/xAmgYL1LIj
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@GotHear "It also provides users the option of being able to anonymously listen in on these conversations." Again, how is this a good thing?Just saw this #ad in my @twitter stream. How can this possibly be a good thing? I'm all ears, @GotHear. http://t.co/4hlEUOxWrjIf you're LGBT and love(d) Halloween BC of the freedom of expression / performance it allows, I'd like to hear more for an online mag piece.
Retweeted by Matt Soar@MattSoar Lovely Douglas Adams throwback! <3
Retweeted by Matt Soar@drewbeck Thanks! Join in!Dundas (n.) When you've just watched a forgettable episode of your fave TV show, only to discover it was the season finale. #meaningofliffWhile you were bickering if sexism was even an issue in tech, it exploded into full-on violent misogyny, well done.
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Horribly frightened that clothed pictures of me may be leaked on the internet.
Retweeted by Matt Soar@mattsoar oh right. Yeah, I got my knowledge sooooo mobilized, man.
Retweeted by Matt Soarhttp://t.co/Iw2gmry6he
Retweeted by Matt Soar@miaC Knowledge Mobilization Plan. The thing you're writing now.@miaC KMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBKMBAh #MSWord! It's so cute, the way you arbitrarily change the document size to square (!) and lie about it, just as my deadline is looming.@CocozzaPaula Gosh, easy: blame your partner. But only when they're not home. #pottymouthbenAda Lovelace Day is for celebrating Ada Lovelace. If you want to celebrate women in tech do it every day.
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Video Gamers Are Having A Bizarre Debate Over Whether Sending Death Threats To Women Is A Serious Issue Or Not http://t.co/wYRCrx1iSf
Retweeted by Matt SoarThis comic changed my life. It got me to quit working on my psych PhD. Humor beats stubborn. http://t.co/iNgPqztwY6 http://t.co/oV1ek37EZd
Retweeted by Matt Soar@cloeven Hello from the top of Tunnel Mountain AB. #waves http://t.co/lfe0nIgdCMTrolls Aren't Ethics Crusaders; They're a Hate Group - http://t.co/dxdxhOaxE2 #gamergate
Retweeted by Matt Soar@Banff_Squirrel @thebanffcentre No sir. Divergence: I'm out in the woods, in a cabin, all alone, aka Leighton Artist Colony.I dream of Knowledge Mobilization Plans. #sshrc #grantwriting
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