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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!

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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! πŸ™‚

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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

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

On Thursday at 3PM Eastern,
join us at our weekly Show and Tell as we continue our discussion on de-platforming!

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

agaric.coop/show

Here are some questions to get you thinking:

Do you know anyone who has been de-platformed?

Who are they? How have they and their community been affected?

What can we do about it? As a community? As tech workers?

This week at Show and Tell, we discussed the politics of de-platforming, as well as alternative communication configurations, such as federated and p2p platforms. Check in with us next week on Thursday at 3PM Eastern as the conversation continues!

agaric.coop/show-and-tell

Want some new skills to start a new career path in Drupal? Never touched Drupal? Now is the time... Agaric has an on-ramp for you!!
Getting started with Drupal 9

Lead instructor: Mauricio Dinarte
Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time: 9AM–5PM Eastern
Cost: $250

Sign up now and we can help you get your dev environment setup before the event!!! Govs and Universities are looking for good Drupal devs for projects - migration and upgrades ahead.

agaric.coop/training/getting-s

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