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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:

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:


Apparently dryers these days come with their proper open source license disclosures.

I just published a fun interview with @angibangi in which she talks about her experience with bike co-ops. πŸš΄πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈ

Listen and/or read here:

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If you would like to share your story with me, or know of someone who I should talk to, do reach out! πŸ™πŸΌ DMs are open.

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I'm starting a series of interviews with co-op folks, to learn about their stories and the stories of their cooperatives.

My first convo is with, talking about his experiences with and

Listen and read here:


petition to pool funds together to buy and turn it into a mastodon instance.

Given the wave of new activists into the left, and the fact that stakes are high right now, posting this reminder:

Using copjacketing as a vehicle to grind a sectarian axe is a violation of a vital piece of the social contract of left activism that makes everyone less safe.

It's a hard-won lesson that needs to be remembered and upheld.

Dear #Mastomind: Is there a good, current, #FreeSpeach / #FreezePeach & the #Fediverse document highlighting expression and oppression considerations and experience?

is there a mastodon instance that's only for capybara content

Or I guess one could also incorporate some of the "worker" emojis?


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I wish there were better emojis to express "cooperation" or "cooperatives".

The best I've been able to come up so far is some combination of 🀝 and maybe πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘., maybe like so: πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘πŸ€πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘.

If I stretch it, maybe even one of the "family" emojis, like πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦,, and pretend that it is a "group of people". πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

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