Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Audiovisual Media

28 Dec 2015, 14:06 p.m.

What Software Freedom Conservancy Does, Why It's Important, And Why You Should Give

I appreciate the work of the Software Freedom Conservancy, a nonprofit that helps free and open source software projects. Right now they need 2,500 people to become Supporters to keep their work going. So I …

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29 Oct 2015, 9:13 a.m.

A Few More Fanvid Forebearers

Next week I'm speaking to a college class about my video art piece "Pipeline" which critiques the tech industry's hypocritical diversity narrative (making-of). When I posted the vid in May I also posted a list …

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28 Oct 2015, 11:15 a.m.

A Month, Ish

I have been fairly low-volume on this blog lately. Some stuff I've been up to: I wrote a Geek Feminism piece about feminist tech demos I saw at a showcase in New York City. I …

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23 Sep 2015, 12:16 p.m.

An Anger Playlist

Since a Twitter acquaintance asked for some angry songs, I present my "Angry" playlist: "Get Around" by Leonard Richardson "Sucker Punch" by Jonathan Coulton 8-bit-style cover of Weezer's "Why Bother?" by I Fight Dragons "Erase …

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10 Aug 2015, 10:57 a.m.

GeoGuessr and Its New Monuments Map

I think I am a casual gamer, in that during my adult life I have not felt the urge to play any computerized/video games as a sustained hobby. I've played them: Leonard and I have …

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10 Jul 2015, 13:41 p.m.

"Inside Out" and Maturity

I saw Inside Out last night on a date with my spouse.* I recommend that you see this film, and that you see it with someone you care about. I stay through the credits when …

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07 Jun 2015, 6:49 a.m.

On Wednesday Eve Was Not In Nyack

Yesterday evening Leonard and I watched a couple of Mathnet stories, including "The Case Of the Unkidnapping" (hence the post title), and including one I don't remember seeing before, "The Problem of the Dirty Money." …

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23 May 2015, 22:41 p.m.

New Vid: Pipeline

I've made a new fanvid: "Pipeline". It's a little over 3 minutes long and cuts together about 50 different sources (documentaries, movies, TV, comics, coding bootcamp ads, and more) over Taylor Swift's song "Blank Space". …

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27 Dec 2011, 11:18 a.m.

Confidence Interval

I enjoyed having the apartment to myself for a week while Leonard visited his blood family (why is it easier to clean when I have the house to myself? Why?!), but of course I also …

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25 Feb 2009, 20:20 p.m.

Atlas Danced

Highlights of my recent round trip between NYC and Washington, D.C.: Sitting next to a fresh-from-college geekish Indian-American woman, chatting pleasantly for hours, reassuring her that she isn't alone in finding most Indian-American males unattractive, …

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