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Agaric uses Free Software for most of our daily business operations. If the tools are not available, we actively work to find developers who are building them. No matter what kind of work you do, these privacy protecting softwares will serve you well!

Read our blog and learn how to run your business on Free Software too!

agaric.coop/blog/daily-busines

CommunityBridge.com is hosting a discussion today about "What is data privacy?"
Join now at communitybridge.com/bbb-room/p [3-4p EST]

Agaric's Show and Tell is every Thursday at 3PM ET.

This week, Yael Richardi—a representative from the Argentinian tech-worker coop federation, FACTTIC—will share lessons on the formation and operations of the federation. FACTTIC acts as a project manager and coordinates teams of member in order to take on larger projects and more effectively share work. Everyone is invited!

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Agaric's Show and Tell is every Thursday at 3PM ET.

This week we will be doing lightning rounds. We encourage anyone to join us and take 5 minutes to share about something you have been working on. If we have some extra time, then I'm sure we will stumble into some fascinating conversation!

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Last week, our Mauricio was the featured guest on the Talking Drupal podcast, where he and his hosts, Steven Cross and Nic Laflin, discussed Mauricio's "31 Days of Migrations" tutorial blog series, the premier resource on migrations!

youtu.be/W5SAlW89gOk

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So @colombene and I started a blog/newsletter called Possible Futures.

possiblefutures.tech/

It's a curation of projects and ideas, primarily in the tech industry,
working for justice.

Our first issue is on Workplace Democracy. Check it out! 🙂

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Launching Possible Futures today with @clayton - a blog cataloging movement towards ethics, social responsibility and systemic change in tech, design and culture. We share some of the inspiring (and critical) stuff we find by people redefining :futuristic: for the better. The first issue is on Workplace Democracy... possiblefutures.tech/

Agaric's Show and Tell is every Thursday at 3PM ET.

This week, we will be continue our conversation about ustechworkercoops.org,
an instance of Decidim that we are using to collaborate on how to build a federation of tech worker in the United States.

Why form a federation?

Which of our ongoing initiatives should we start discussing on ustechworkercoops.org as we learn Decidim?

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Agaric's Show and Tell is every Thursday at 3PM ET.

This week, Louis of NOVA Web will be giving a tour of ustechworkercoops.org/

This is a live instance of Decidim, a that we discussed several weeks ago. Anyone interested in organizing tech across the US, join us as we experiment with new ways of collaborating to build a stronger network.

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Agaric's Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern.

This week, we will be giving a tour of BigBlueButton (BBB) video chat and all of its features.

We will also demonstrate how easy it is to get into the issue queue, request features, and report bugs, whether you are a developer or not!

BBB was designed for classrooms, but is great for meetings or conferences of any kind.

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Agaric's Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern.

This week, we want to discuss the future of and the FSF, as many are calling for the resignation of the entire board.

Rather than discuss who should not be on the board, we prefer to discuss who should.

What qualities should FSF board members possess?

How can we ensure community representation in the FSF?

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Agaric's Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern.

This week, our topic is Decidim, a Libre participatory democracy for cities and organizations.

We will continue discussing how to build a network of tech-worker cooperatives across the US, similar to FACT[TIC] in Argentina and CoTech in the UK.

Might Decidim aid us?

Thanks to @jelkner for researching and bringing Decidim to attention!

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Agaric's Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern.

This week, we will discuss Design Justice!

designjustice.org

Here are some questions to get us started:

What are some examples of design justice?
design injustice?
How do you practice design justice?

Design justice is important to our work, so we want to make sure it is on everyone's radar!

For more info on attending and joining our Show and Tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Yesterday, our Show and Tell topic was creativity. However, we mostly talked about music!

We discussed many tools for creating and performing music, and some of us shared about our personal relationships with music and our tools of choice.

What a breath of fresh air!

We have liberating doodle-discussions at Show and Tell every Thursday at 3PM ET. Everyone is welcome!

agaric.coop/show

Here is this week's doodle :)

The Agaric Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern:

This week, doodle with us while we discuss creativity!

What is it?
Why is it important?
What is its role in ?
How has your creativity been affected by the pandemic?

The discussion will be loose and open, so make yourself comfortable and spread the word!

For more info on attending and joining our show and tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

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I just published a delightful conversation with @FreeScholar. She shares her experiences with @agaric, cooperativism, free software, and much more.

Listen and/or read here: realcoopstories.org/micky-mett

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@colombene gave an interesting show-and-tell at @agaric today about the datacommons.coop/ and the wireframes for their new Fabric data-sharing project xd.adobe.com/view/7be993cd-4bd

Any of y'all social.coop people connected to the datacommons project? If so, how do you intend to use it?

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The Agaric Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern:

a member of Data Commons Coop will be showing the work they have done in Trebor Sholz/Mondragon's class. The platform they are building could be used to strengthen the networking capability of – a subject which we discuss often.

For more info on attending and joining our show and tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

The Agaric Show and Tell is this Thursday at 3PM Eastern:

a member of Data Commons Coop will be showing the work they have done in Trebor Sholz/Mondragon's class. The platform they are building could be used to strengthen the networking capability of – a subject which we discuss often.

For more info on attending and joining our show and tell mailing list, visit:

agaric.coop/show

Yesterday at Show and Tell we talked about some of the ways that we can overcome de-platforming. We discussed p2p platforms, ethical cooperative web hosts, and more.

Sound interesting?

You can sign up for our mailing list to get more details on upcoming discussions and join us every Thursday at 3PM.

agaric.coop/show-and-tell

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My good friends at @agaric announced their complete education service. As a privacy and free software advocate, and as an educator myself, I couldn't recommend what they do more. Check it out at agaric.coop/online-learning

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