I'm a tech worker building radical systems from the bottom up.
I'm always down to talk about:
Hey! Did you see my message on Scuttlebutt?
I haven't been keeping up -- what's the consensus on #SocialCoop? Last time Iogged on everyone was leaving. Maybe it will be different this time?
This is one of the most meaningful and thought-provoking pieces I've ever read.
Fuck Trump. I'll be out protesting at 5 PM tonight. Anyone else?
Oops, I tried to make a line break but it send the post. No good.
Anyway, find me on Scuttlebutt or shoot me an email. Otherwise, I'll keep my fingers crossed that my account still exists in a few weeks.
Radical Networks Call for Proposals
From mass surveillance to the over-commercialization of the World Wide Web, the concept of a free and open Internet is continously threatened by corporate interests and over-reaching governments. Radical Networks is a festival and a conference, designed to foster critical discussions around these issues and to create opportunities to learn more about policy, DIY networking and the future of the Internet
Submissions due by 31 July
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"Portland Police are already arresting an astounding number of homeless people multiple times each year. Homeless people make up less than 3 percent of the city’s population, even by the largest estimates, and yet they accounted for more than half of arrests by Portland Police last year, and 86 percent of those were for low-level offenses..."
You can avoid #YouTube's weird algorithms and broken subscription system by subscribing to channels through RSS instead. You don't need an account, just a feed reader.
Put the channel's username in this address:
You can then add this RSS address to your feed reader app.
For example, OnePotChefShow's RSS feed is:
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If you're using uBlock Origin but you haven't upgraded to medium mode, you're missing out.
I'm consistently blocking more than 50% and I've only had a few snags (worth it).
social.coop is a cooperatively-run corner of the Fediverse. The instance is democratically governed by its members, who generally share an interest in the co-op model, but topics of discussion range widely.
Our instance is supported by sliding scale contributions of $1-10/mo made via Open Collective. You must have an active Open Collective account to apply for membership; you may set one up here