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One of my favorite things about the scholar.social instance is that when I come here with a question, I almost always get an answer. I never feel like I'm shouting into the void.
It's one of many vibrant communities I'm grateful to be a part of online.
I spent some time reflecting on what makes the online spaces I enjoy work.
Here's what I came up with: https://eleanorkonik.com/considerations-for-fostering-a-healthy-active-online-community/
meanwhile this talk yesterday was VERY good - Mckenzie Wark at The New Common Sense with @scholzt_newschooledu
(link to the birdsite) https://twitter.com/TreborS/status/1461079596875534341?s=20
based mainly on Capital is Dead
was posted on fb on about 6 Nov https://www.facebook.com/groups/322508360006/posts/10165547988710007/
Friends of commons activist Silke Helfrich celebrate her memory -
"Silke was one of the most important voices in the German-speaking and international commons debates, an inspiring thought leader and practitioner of commoning, and a wonderful personality"
me on Scholar.Social:
collecting survey findings on #FabLabs #makerspaces
Figured some people here might be interested:
The Maintainers are funding 4x $10k fellowships next year for people "whose maintenance, repair, and care work has substantial and practical engagements with the environment, and who are passionate about cross-disciplinary and interprofessional collaboration."
Applications due Nov. 4
Bookmarked: Interview with Hannah Turner: "Cataloguing Culture: Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation https://newbooksnetwork.com/cataloguing-culture Turner’s research charts the early uses of ledgers and record books, through the use of drawings, card catalogues, and typed records, to computerisation of the collections’ records. The analysis has important implications for contemporary debates over repatriation of collections, and the book is powerful illustration of the importance of
Last week our beloved Silvia López spoke with Francesca Pick from https://www.greaterthan.works/ in the Thriving Networks course, sharing what #commons, #openvalue, #carework & #p2p governance mean to @guerrillamediacollective as a DisCO (Distributed Cooperative Organization).
Question for people living outside Finland:
See the picture in link. This is a public place to wash your mats/rugs/carpets.
Do you have such places in your country? If yes, tell your country in comments.
📢 Amazing Job Alert 📢
Hey y'all, we're hiring a Lead Engineer at Terraso (Terraso.org)!
We're looking for someone to help assemble a suite of #opensource tools to help farmers, conservationists, land restorers, and generally all the superheroes who are going to save the world.
Not a lot of people have applied for the senior position. Boosts very much appreciated!
Climate activist arrested after ProtonMail provided his IP address - https://twitter.com/tenacioustek/status/1434604102676271106
Do you work for an organization that prioritized the emotional, mental, and physical well-being of their team over growth or productivity during the pandemic?
Let me know! I'm publishing the Zinc 500; a list of 500 companies where business executives said "Oh, shit... maybe we should take care of each other while the world's on fire regardless of the impact on our growth or margin."
there are some extremely interesting and could be relevant presentations for social.coop coming up at the scholar.social #SummerSchool - see https://scholar.social/@SummerSchool/106602742858349984
Fascinating talk from the Feminist Future(s) programme about “World-Building and the Black Imagination” in which Terry Marshall from Intelligent Mischief shares creative storytelling methods to develop visions & practices that prefigure the future world we desire.✨ 🔮
You can watch it here: https://youtu.be/esrbMQjBSUs
Modi's support of cooperatives is worth keeping an eye on...
"Lytton and the surrounding area has experienced tragic losses from the fire. We are still trying to account for all our people, and countless family homes were lost. We are raising funds to support community members during this horrible emergency and to help us rebuild. On behalf of Lytton First Nation we have created this page and we are a qualified donee with Charity status and can provide tax receipts.
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