Tim Berners-Lee tells us his radical new plan to upend the World Wide Web
With an ambitious decentralized platform, the father of the web hopes
it’s game on for corporate tech giants like Facebook and Google.
Documentation on Inrupt for developers:
Using economic logic to achieve economic justice. Start building EXCHANGE SYSTEMS... If you do not know how to build them, start thinking and talking about how they should work. "The concept of exchange systems is not one that is frequently encountered in mainstream economic literature" Therefore we must write it.
From @agaric - https://www.community-exchange.org/docs/aftercapitalism.html
Lucas Thayer, small farmer...all money he had saved to build his apple stand is being spent on lawyer fees.
A social/environmental activist who is building/operating a farm according to
solidarity principles. It has no fossil fuel driven equipment. He uses only
hand tools so as to not overly disturb the microbes. Pesticide free. AND he pays women ++
to help bridge the wage-gap. He gives away a significant portion of
produce to Food Not Bombs .
UjimaBoston podcast is about to launch - get the flavor with the 1 min intro - https://soundcloud.com/user-364477315/ujima-podcast-preview-stay-tuned
As an admin of an instance: don’t put anything on here at any privacy level you wanna stay truly private. I won’t share anything, but don’t put that in my or anybody else’s hands. Use the Signal texting app for truly private correspondence.
Counter-strategies to the fediverse
i.e. What Microsoft, Microsoft employees, and their unaware fans will be doing more frequently in the future, as Mastodon and the fediverse at large gain mainstream acceptance.
What's the story behind the growth of #WorkerCoops? Media, activism, and government support are a few factors named by #USFWC E.D. #EstebanKelly: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2018/08/09/key-trends-behind-the-growth-of-worker-co-ops/
Red Hat is hosting its first local conference dedicated to open source technologies - DevConf.US at Boston University on August 17-19. The conference has the following tracks: application development, containers & orchestration, ensuring software quality, machine learning / artificial intelligence / serverless, open source & process, systems engineering, and user experience & open source. Registration is free
Learn more about the conference and register at https://devconf.info/us
Anyone have a limit (number of items) on how many things you can learn in an 8hr day>? ... and retain the info?
Join Agaric for Show and Tell on Wednesday 8/15 from 11am - 11:30am EST - info and login is here:
Ben Melançon of Agaric presents on including Sass in
themes ("the Drutopia way")
@dinarcon presents a teaser for our training at Drupal Europe - what is
inside the box?
Weekly online skill sharing with Agaric on Wednesdays - hop on the invite list here >> https://lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/listinfo/showandtell
On Tuesday we send out an invite and list the presentations people like you have sent in!
Hacktivist, Cooperator, Drupal person.
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]