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Je veux que la mort me trouve plantant mes choux. - Montaigne //she/her

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* REPORT FROM THE PICKET LINE * COLA4ALL: On the struggle for a cost of living adjustment! Monday 3/2, Hunt Hall… https://t.co/6fexJqWQiB
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2/29
2020
UC Santa Cruz just fired 54 workers for a labor action; if you'd like to support the strike fund you can go here; p… https://t.co/kmtsdU0Egv
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukHello to all grad students + precarious/contingent academic workers: it is time to join discussions with your peers… https://t.co/OFnEEwTFcB
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukWe are fired and it's official. @UCSC terminated student workers engaged in #ucscstrike strike for a Cost of Living… https://t.co/8QwcCzoRLX
Retweeted by Stephanie Boluk"We refuse to call this exploitation an “education.” And if our survival is not seen as reasonable — we will become… https://t.co/JPP2X8ilKD
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukUCSC EVC Lori Kletzer just made it official: 54 student workers have been fired. #wildcatsolidarity
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukOur response to the “letter” Provost Hexter sent to department chairs today regarding our strike #ourstrikebeginshttps://t.co/o249pWmRUQ
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2/28
2020
light it up @payusmoreucb also free all the dining halls https://t.co/NMl3KdRupL
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2/26
2020
7/7 of the "most-watched" YouTube Gaming channels last month apparently were NOT happy gaming gamers, but recorded… https://t.co/hHj2UbZTfW
Retweeted by Stephanie Bolukhey you can join the @ucd4cola mailing list to help defend the graduate student workers currently unable to afford… https://t.co/By5pwyPV5h
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2/19
2020
@DanielLipson @WestonGameLab @UChicago @whitneypow @alt254 Wish I could have been in Chicago for this! Hope it went well!
2/13
2020
@doougle Totally agree! A while back I was in a rabbit hole of reading comments to the Animal Crossing soundtrack (… https://t.co/gNlxuNXHo1
1/23
2020
@normasalim Me too!A nice bonus to an academic conference on tea and wine is that it ends with tastings https://t.co/TLtyfy77VJ
1/17
2020
“What’s more important: cultivar or site?!” demands an audience member to panelist in an inordinately aggressive way.The study looks at things like whether grapes are grown above or below fog line, the proximity to the ocean, the mi… https://t.co/XvAFxk7UIAUCD viticulture & enology took a clone of pinot noir and grew it on five different sites in NorCal region to compar… https://t.co/bgQ4YvpdwK @huedavies Good question! (And one definitely out of my knowledge zone.) From a tea POV, is it grown there or is mo… https://t.co/gW8w7Q9AjvEven though matcha from Uji is expensive for consumer, he points out it’s not tea farmers getting rich but manufact… https://t.co/JXevAWzxD0 @reedgaines LiterallyChanges in rainfall, higher temperature in autumn so that tea doesn’t get “well-rested”, and then sudden drops in t… https://t.co/5tdMSX2YM0While wine crops aren’t crucial for survival of humanity (perhaps some folks may differ), Ashardiono talks about ho… https://t.co/AbnUgGfYDsA map of projected effects of climate change on global harvest (red = change) https://t.co/9DMK8FzceHNext up Fitrio Ashardiono on tea cultivation, the terroir framework, climate change, and labour specifically as it… https://t.co/j2FnB9frMK1. Matching of a particular grape to environmental circumstance (elevation, drainage, soil, sunlight, etc) 2. How d… https://t.co/eJrgGLVlx7A post-harvest agricultural librarian (now that’s a job title!) argues that terroir is a misunderstood concept. In… https://t.co/0tOvRQjUnD @epiktistes I haven’t yet gotten to the showroom floor where a bunch of tea companies have set up sampling stations!Back to tea: Aging tea is a historical product of necessity rather than luxury—merchants had old tea that didn’t se… https://t.co/OyEV0MReTdNorwood: When you taste wine you know you are tasting something. With tea, it doesn’t necessarily have a taste as m… https://t.co/l0OOOAGRSDJim Gordon describes wine as time in a bottle. Wine and tea express both their place and time. The location where t… https://t.co/nNnVgLjwhjSwitched over to wine (I’m actually more here for the tea) but now we’re learning about the travails of crumbling,… https://t.co/tecXzhgOSqFong: If you go to Yixing in Jiangsu, don’t buy clay teapots. If you go to Yunnan don’t buy pu’er. You need a netwo… https://t.co/8PdvHFUFoUDiscussion turns to tea collecting and teacake fraud given recent boom and expansion of middle class wealth in China.Roy Fong: “Right now you can drink perfectly drinkable 5-year tea.” Moderator’s reply: “That’s a relief! I’m not s… https://t.co/N7B8G1nCGGAll pu’er made before 70s was aged but then technique for ripening to make (shóu 熟) was invented. They used to pick… https://t.co/3ncN49RS9GI arrived a little late soaked from morning downpour and first thing I heard: “Aging a pu’er is like raising a chil… https://t.co/IlSOfFrAIwTaking a break from my own discipline to attend The Great Debate”, a conference on tea vs wine @ucdavis. (The perks… https://t.co/69cCItLFJf
1/16
2020
@ranjodhd @bazintastic Applications are brutal. Hang in there! @ranjodhd @bazintastic Hmmm, if it’s a UC thing, they do consider things like background, being a first-gen student… https://t.co/Dh3DX9g17x @ranjodhd I interpret personal statements as research statements (what are the stakes and goals of what you are doi… https://t.co/weBo97aG98
1/11
2020
@Sierra_OffLine @tigershungry Wishing you a new year of better graphic design!
1/1
2019
@hollygramazio This just made my week. It’s like an early 20th century Petscop! Cc @doougle @alt254 @PfQuartaSo. I just now was reminded of the early twentieth century game Gype - a game which was usually played in a field,… https://t.co/D5YG92FEZF
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12/18
2019
#Shy, an art game I made about shyness is now available on @itchio ! You need to talk with a person who you feel af… https://t.co/eUEZaUDbgt
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12/9
2019
I can barely understand Spanish but @matajueguitos' "En Busko de Porko" is one of my new favorite podcasts—tune in… https://t.co/RNZJLWLL4X
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12/6
2019
@shalevmoran notes exhausting and unquestioned way festivals = celebration. Game curators compelled into having to… https://t.co/KpZV7nQ8LyNext up is “partypooper” @shalev_moran who begins by putting a photo from an indie festival party & an industry tra… https://t.co/kWFDTKMbHi @ShirazHaderach Your colleague Clare is here!“What is the Velvet Strike of Roblox?,” asks @doougle #gaia19And here is a quickly sourced collection of game exhibits folks have worked on as a way to start thinking of exhibi… https://t.co/HUoNqVvTuF @tigershungry notes how so much attention in museum spaces is dedicated to conservation and preservation but the te… https://t.co/WAv68JbZT6
11/30
2019
Apart from talking about the logistics and curatorial vision of gallery, @molleindustria includes some incisive com… https://t.co/1ZKmLGf1RLListening to @molleindustria give a talk on his experiences running LikeLike at #GAIA19. LikeLike is a gallery spac… https://t.co/bfOGJFPFw7
11/28
2019
Mandarin spy words continued: 特工 (tègōng) "special worker" - spy 特务 (tèwù) "special job" - spy 情报 (qíngbào) "situa… https://t.co/SyC1Kktigh
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukSince this is on all our minds, here are some spy words in Mandarin: 密探 (mìtàn) "secret probe" - secret agent 卧底 (… https://t.co/XYeDzq4Zg8
Retweeted by Stephanie Boluk @AccidentalQ @mrsambarlow @MezBreezeDesign @Misshapen_game @NicoSaraintaris @Cabezotta @gabecuzzillo @JRPGComSyshttps://t.co/NkspzyLXrG
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11/25
2019
I love reading about videogame economies spiraling out of control. This game created a free market system to simula… https://t.co/KYXgT4eCli
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11/19
2019
returning w/ glee to this @anniemcclanahan essay on the picaresque as "*the* genre of unwaged work, of tipped work,… https://t.co/lSRpt42pDk
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11/18
2019
@MyOwnVelouria @cnmilburn @alt254 @krisfallon @AsForTheClouds @elauteria Thank YOU so much for your wonderful talk… https://t.co/TwamMIC843
11/16
2019
@outsidadgitator Got it—Oakland!Headed off to the Bay Area! Getting settled in Oakland tonight then tomorrow (Wed, 11/13) I'll be at UC Davis givin… https://t.co/Qdwm4CIghB
Retweeted by Stephanie Boluk @william_partin Glad to hear you’re keeping things simple over there
11/13
2019
@guyinblackhat @zeitkunst My favourite talk of the conference so far!
11/10
2019
After a survey in everything xeno, @zeitkunst takes us through a lesson on quantum computing and its noisy, strange… https://t.co/R37579TCA2
11/9
2019
¡Atención! @AMazeFest es un festival icónico de cultura lúdica que lleva ya 10 años celebrando el espíritu experime… https://t.co/MFp7or25ve
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukHILO #GameOnElArteEnJuego #10Años Entramos en cuenta regresiva para la edición aniversario. Voy a ir compartiendo a… https://t.co/sl8GRW1mdj
Retweeted by Stephanie Boluk🍃New Release🍃 LICHENIA: a city building game for the Anthropocene. Featuring generated graphics by @everestpipkinhttps://t.co/egKNxmk20F
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11/5
2019
@Sierra_OffLine Isn't that just what Brits use? @MyOwnVelouria @karaastone @argass @SCMS_VideoGames @SCMSQT what a team of superheroes!
10/29
2019
I was invited to play my first ever escape room with @everygameinthis crew, next thing I know I had to play an enti… https://t.co/fEnFFnkB0v
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukDev friends! Are you an animator or know an animator looking for contract work here in Seattle? We need a few extr… https://t.co/9NMd5ft8Ll
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukWhat if we decided to escape differently? What if we tried to escape without talking🙊, without touching🙉, without s… https://t.co/biPxdOIMS8
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukTomorrow, the watched will become the watchers in Public Eye, a free interactive installation about data collection… https://t.co/1JF4s2M23J
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10/22
2019
Police summons for Maldivian Democracy Network, the most accomplished Human Rights NGO in Maldives. Maldives govt… https://t.co/1FMV6eRx38
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukPolitical Alignments of Mario Kart 🥇 https://t.co/6A9Yrag8CX
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10/20
2019
@hollygramazio @diceydungeons @IndieCade It’s such a wonderful game and the writing is absolutely delicious. Congratulations! @MunchkinHS @alt254 @real_chris_paul Thanks for the great talks (and a fun conference experience)! Hope to see you… https://t.co/ILjPGybZjc @jwhopkin @sam_c_lee Have you heard of Jon Bois’ 1776, a speculative hypermedia novel takes place embedded (weirdly… https://t.co/Bl7t1QDLYb @LeeShangLun Love you, my dear and wise friend <3
10/12
2019
@normasalim I wish I'd known more about the thriving tabletop scene that summer--I've been following it since you… https://t.co/gprr9HfLSU
10/8
2019
Just one week left to submit to the 6th annual Queerness & Games Conference! Devs, academics, activists, artists, w… https://t.co/Kdg5HqSMlT
Retweeted by Stephanie Boluk @LeeShangLun @Serrels Are you bouldering? I love the way climbing blends puzzle-solving and physicality (which is w… https://t.co/lM7mxWDv6iAfter five full days of escaping and not escaping and talking about escaping, one of my favorite experiences in KL… https://t.co/4u5fO8VG1X
10/7
2019
Yeah you want a queer coming-of-age horror novel by @aaronareed in which the text procedurally reconfigures itself… https://t.co/RN3G1BXdAn
10/5
2019
today is the last day to get all my games on sale for 20% off, with profits going to sexual abuse and climate activ… https://t.co/CzPvEr2bpi
Retweeted by Stephanie BolukAndrew Tonkovitch has been a lecturer at UCI for more than TWENTY YEARS, & is also one of the most dedicated & radi… https://t.co/foQH0G4Qk1
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10/2
2019
@anniemcclanahan Such a good question where if anyone else was asking I’d probably cite you or folks like J Clover… https://t.co/UTlwYtSg7IOur podcast about playing every escape room in Kuala Lumpur is now on Spotify! 🔊 https://t.co/gdq9g1BZ1m https://t.co/Xebe1nK12V
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10/1
2019
@mckenziewark @whitneytrettien FYI, if we’ve never explicitly mentioned it, you were hugely influential in helping… https://t.co/DyqyHA2WhK @dangolding @gracebruxner @house_house_ The two soundtracks are so smart, sophisticated, and inimitably delightful, Dan. Congrats!#PutongWords: 垂危 (chuíwēi) "suspending danger", refers to being near death. There's so much heaviness in this word… https://t.co/ELsXIT9zIr
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9/30
2019
@jwhopkin @sam_c_lee @celeste_game Absolutely stunning you two. I haven’t wanted to play something so fiercely in a really long timeMEGA MEGA GIRP https://t.co/4dtsR1vw9cHEYO, it’s me and @sam_c_lee with #gameaweek2017 . I was doing some travelling all week so for my take on this week… https://t.co/l76y0Y9gJ8
Retweeted by Stephanie Boluk @alt254 @epiktistes I clicked 😳 @BRKeogh @doougle Statler & Waldorf up in here :)First day back in classroom teaching Videogames & Culture and while looking through old slides @alt254 and I found… https://t.co/hlr8svFzoW
9/27
2019
@aaronareed As a mercurial social media user, thanks for building this!
9/24
2019

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