Language and imperialism:
Resentment towards "American linguistic imperialism" is misdirected resentment towards the sheer number of countries with English as L1/L2(e.g India, SA) and role of English in EU and UN. The real fear is that non-Anglophone regions will be marginalized economically or lose their identity if globalization is conducted in English.

Can anyone ID the ingredients in this photo:

Learning about GPS's military origins in detail

Everyone from Gallileo to Harrison worked to achieve this.

Renaissance globalization in an unexoected direction. Mughal portrait of Queen Elizabeth I.

Refactor Camp

Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.

If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.