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the trap of the large tech company;
it attracts otherwise smart and ethical people,
who want to help the *huge number of users*
have a slightly better experience.
nevermind the richest getting richer

Book notes: Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now (Lanier) ift.tt/2O6bvqK

Simple Shortcode to Insert Raw HTML in Hugo /blog/hugo-raw-html-shortcode/

I just found out that "IndieWeb" is an actual movement/community around running your own homepage (and more), and I'm feeling simultaneously very old and ahead of the curve. (cf. indieweb.org/)

TIL that "Bullshit Receptivity" is an actual thing that scientists can measure.

I want to know the scores for all my prospective employers' leadership teams.

freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngul

I will be hosting a session at this November, titled "Cooperating with Computers: our use and development of software for co-ops" πŸ‘πŸ’ΎπŸ˜»

Please boost!! :) goals are networking and resource sharing. Institute is mostly focused on housing coops but not exclusively!

Very true, sadly.
RT @polotek@twitter.com There is something I've learned after years watching these startups though. When you're driven by rapid growth, you underestimate how much you'll have to compromise your values. People ignore that aspect. They pretend it's not happening. Self deception is a helluva drug.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/polotek/status/104

RT @seldo@twitter.com: I owe my career to an endless parade of total strangers who took time out to teach me stuff and help me out, either indirectly or one on one in forums and chat rooms. I can't ever pay them back, so I do my best to pay it forward.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/seldo/status/10443

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At the end of the day remind yourself that you did the best you could today, and that is good enough. ~ Lori Deschene

What are some communities where large-scale deliberation is happening?

put good into the internet instead of hate

spread love and change your fate

we all are human, soulmate

:: shuffles to microphone :::: shuf
:: awkwardly stares at shoes ::
:: clears throat, looks up ::

...Uhm, hello? Anybody there?
...
I'm new here. I'm a software engineer living in SF Bay Area. Very curious about social.coop in particular and in general about better ways of interacting, working and being together and in society.

:: waves ::

social.coop

social.coop is 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]