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Otter yawning

An attack otter trained to bite climate change deniers.

What do you think of this film? Jack Vale used only public social media data people had freely shared to show how easy it is to stalk people based on what they share openly on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. I’m not a luddite or doomsday thinker, but we clearly have some cultural adjustment to do with these new GPS-embedded technologies.

Flood support continues. Today a bunch of climate deniers got on my case for my tweets about how my volunteer work with Austin Common Ground Relief is basically supporting climate change survivors. Of course, they got blocked on sight. Ain’t nobody got time for them.

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Kit OConnell

Kit OConnell

Kit O’Connell is a gonzo journalist and radical troublemaker from Austin, Texas. He is the Associate Editor and Community Manager of Shadowproof. Kit's investigative journalism has appeared in Truthout, MintPress News and Occupy.com.