Newsletter #37: Unsteady Player One

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Hello Recompilers, The Recompiler is proud to be a media sponsor for Heartifacts, a conference presented by Code & Supply, created to facilitate the intimate and important conversations that software professionals need to have about mental health, communication techniques, and community involvement. April 20th & 21st, 2018 — Pittsburgh, PA Use the code media-RECOMPILE for 20% off registration. Would … Continue reading Newsletter #37: Unsteady Player One

Newsletter #36: Yiff you, Russia.

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Hello Recompilers, As you may have heard, we sold out of print copies of The Responsible Communication Style Guide last fall and we're setting up to do a second printing. Pre-ordering a book would be a giant help for financing the printing. We’ll accept pre-orders through April 15 and expect to have books back from the printer, ready to ship on June 1. … Continue reading Newsletter #36: Yiff you, Russia.

Newsletter #35: Keep digging, Facebook.

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Hello Recompilers, It's important to us that everyone be able to access The Recompiler's content. We would like for people who cannot hear to be able to enjoy our podcast. We're seeking sponsorship for the transcriptions at $60 per episode. Want some good accessibility karma? Let us know. Reading: Progressive peer pressure. Sarah Jeong looks at a fundraising campaign funneling … Continue reading Newsletter #35: Keep digging, Facebook.

Newsletter #33: Where I End and You Begin

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Hello Recompilers, We're digging into your submissions for Issue 11: Love and Romance. Thank for all your pitches! Reading: Serbia and Kosovo row made clocks slow. The European electrical grid was disrupted by a power struggle between Serbia and Kosovo, slowing electric clocks all over the continent. Valerie Hopkins and Richard Pérez-Peña explain why in the NYT. Your ad blocker may not … Continue reading Newsletter #33: Where I End and You Begin

Newsletter #32: Promoting The Abilities Of Accessibility

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Hello Recompilers, For just a few more days we're taking submissions for Issue 11: Love and Romance. Our editor, Thursday Bram, is happy to help anyone with their pitches. You can contact her on Twitter or through her website. Please submit your pitches by March 8. We can't wait to read your stuff! Reading: Windows in chalk. A teacher in Ghana has been … Continue reading Newsletter #32: Promoting The Abilities Of Accessibility

Newsletter #31: Criticizing Empathy

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Hello Recompilers, We're taking submissions for Issue 11. Contributors are paid because we value your work. Our theme is Love and Romance and our editor, Thursday Bram, is happy to help anyone with their pitches. You can contact her on Twitter or through her website. Please submit your pitches by March 8. Thank you! Announcements: Calagator turns 10! If you're in Portland … Continue reading Newsletter #31: Criticizing Empathy

Newsletter #30: Submit to our Love and Romance

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Hello Recompilers, We're so ready to take submissions for Issue 11!  Contributors are paid because we value your work. Our theme is Love and Romance and our editor, Thursday Bram, is so excited! On Twitter, she warned us she would subject us to a lot of heart emojis. A note from Thursday: Love is for everybody. I … Continue reading Newsletter #30: Submit to our Love and Romance

Newsletter #29: The Design of Issue 9

Hello Recompilers, We interviewed Issue 9 designer Hawnuh Lee to learn more about her vision for Hard Times. Enjoy her talent! Is this the first time you have designed a magazine? I've always been interested in zines and zine culture and the accessibility of the medium has lent itself to my iterative design process. I've brought in an … Continue reading Newsletter #29: The Design of Issue 9

Newsletter #26: The Spectre of Loss

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Hello Recompilers, Good news. The Recompiler Issue #9: Hard Problems is available (and #8 is here). Like a bitter fruit, let's indulge in a little nostalgia. "You're what I couldn't find: A totally amazing mind, So understanding and so kind, You're everything to me." "Dreams", Cranberries. Reading: Inclusivity through ungendered design: "The perpetuation of gender stereotypes through design... harms the ability for … Continue reading Newsletter #26: The Spectre of Loss