"Pinterest employees organizing around issues that we care about" https://changeatpinterest.com/
click on text link, not embedded video 😕
Cory Doctorow Keynote at Hope 2020 on open source & free software, IP, right to repair, interoperability and tech’s relationship to freedom https://archive.org/details/hopeconf2020/20200725_1600_Keynote_Cory_Doctorow.mp4
what side are you on people? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuLYvNYvGp0
Remember back in 2018 when Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the Senate and was asked the dumbest-ass questions you've ever heard? You know, the "We sell ads, Senator" hearings?
Congress aren't fucking idiots on tech by accident - they were lobotomized by Newt Gingrinch in 1995, when the "Contract With America" killed the nonpartisan Office of Technology Assessment, which spent peanuts producing cogent, neutral reports explaining tech to lawmakers.
Join abolitionist dreamers, thinkers and practitioners in today's From Dreams to Practice: Abolition In Our Lifetimes plenary. We're glimpsing into a policing free future that is increasingly present. Tune in at 12 PM EST. http://amc.alliedmedia.org
At some point you have to go bad or go home.
An open source algorithm for (co-op) perishable production: cafes, bakeries, restaurants, grocery stores. Please respond if you think it's helpful as I don't completely understand it. https://medium.com/conchaml/introducing-concha-7fc52edb7a15
If you ever had an iOS update break an app losing important data, check this out... https://adriansieber.com/how-to-extract-data-from-ios-apps-on-mac-os/
https://techisnotneutral.com/ Tech companies develop and sell systems that turn neighbors against one another, wreak havoc on workers’ lives, aid police brutality, and automate the surveillance of Black and brown communities.
RIP Ennio Morricone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kccafOf4O6Q
design/labor conference going on now thru July 7… (How) do we (want to) work (together) (as (socially engaged) designers (students and neighbours)) in neoliberal times)?
live at L’Olympia, Paris, 1966
What changes might this pandemic write on our societies?
Authoritarian nightmare? 😷
Fully automated luxury queer space communism? 🍆
Join me and @RonanHarrington@twitter.com at this collective sensemaking event on the 20th and we'll work it out together: https://psychedelicsociety.org.uk/events/955
into design, culture, ux, tech, process, systems, life stuff and work - podcast at thenewconstructivist.org - LA, Calif.
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