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Social Justice Whiskers

[Permalink] Apr 23, 2018 12:04:03 PM


Back in 2013 we warned of possible beardorrism. Call out culture being what it is, everyone immediately capitulated. Our war of justice was as social as it was swift: 4 years later Adam Evans has a beard. Also he made a film.

Yea, with the perserverence of a long beard a short film did rise. Through the power of virtually zero cost virtue signaling, sweetbeard even made it into the credits. Perhaps you did too? The only way to find out is to stream it on Amazon Prime Video now. Yes, that Prime Video. The one that you already have. That's right, Jack: no money needs to even change hands. Do it because you support art, need to observe human behavior more closely, or just like moving pictures. But most of all do it because if you don't, you're a beardorrist. #StubbleJusticeNow! 


proof of beard


[Permalink] Feb 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM

At long last U+1F9D4

[Permalink] Jun 30, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The Unicode Consortium released its much-anticipated Version 10.0 of the Unicode standard. In large part the new version is an unexciting iterative release, documenting changes to the technical standards documents and other boilerplate business: save one important item.1F9D4 Bearded Person

U+1F9D4 bearded person.


It may seem difficult to imagine, but Unicode canonicalized codepoints for more mundane things like Slightly Smiling Face, the Taijitu symbol, and the letter W before it did so for Bearded Person. Better late than never, Unicode.


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