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@interneteh there was a bus strike like this in Japan last year https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/may/11/no-ticket-to-ride-japanese-bus-drivers-strike-by-giving-free-rides-okayama
Tech Workers Coalition is in Los Angeles! Intro meeting Thur. 5/30 at 6:30p, Peace Center, 3916 Sepulveda Bl, Culver City. Learn about TWC, recent tech + local labor action, and discuss what we want for our workplaces + for tech in LA https://www.meetup.com/Tech-Workers-Coalition-LA/events/261434369/
@cstanhope yea, I haven't seen many - very interesting insights though. And a counter to big-budget comic book movies which are perhaps the most exceptional/individualist of all stories.
zeynep tufekci on rare but much-needed sociological storytelling https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/the-real-reason-fans-hate-the-last-season-of-game-of-thrones/
@Steve @mlncn @FreeScholar I’m I'm in LA, and there are certainly a lot of marketing companies but it’s the “co-op” idea that’s not common. Marketing is hyper-competitive as a regular business and can pay a lot. So finding talented co-workers with compatible skillsets and socially-minded clients patient and aware of co-op advantages isn’t as easy. In that sense, a support network might help upfront too.
@clayton could also search for user or customer journey map
@clayton maybe this? (1 Product Backlog tab) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xmlyW7vaydrozgsNGiOLIZpQuWz2Zg019nEgeAPEK6c/edit#gid=887671344
The Ethical Tech Giving Guide put out by the Free Software Foundation has some good recommendations
The 3rd ep of The New Constructivist podcast features Zen Buddhist priest & author Karen Maezen Miller. She goes into how she went from running a "successful" business out of sync with her values to a fuller life guided by a spiritual practice she never expected to find. http://bit.ly/2zk7V3H
there's a 4-Part Workshop Series on Developing Worker Cooperative Businesses starting tonight in Long Beach, CA...
10/19/18 - Business Model Overview
11/2/18 - Co-Op Governance
11/16/18 - Legal Frameworks
12/7/18 - Financing a Co-Op and Developing Your Story
more info: https://www.facebook.com/EconDemocracy/
@mattcropp i am! i'm a coop noob, just looking to learn more.
2 episodes of The New Constructivist, the podcast about ethical work, are up with more to come... The Rational Dress Society: Constructing Clothing (E1) on making a utopian uniform for the future... And Vyki Englert: Constructing Civic Services (E2) talking with a local (LA) civic tech data strategist & product mgr... http://thenewconstructivist.org
into design, culture, ux, tech, process, systems, life stuff and work - podcast at thenewconstructivist.org - LA, Calif.
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