Doug Belshaw πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίβ˜ οΈβœŠ is a user on social.coop. You can follow them or interact with them if you have an account anywhere in the fediverse.

Doug Belshaw πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίβ˜ οΈβœŠ @dajbelshaw@social.coop

My best is meeting the awesome people who made possible. Thank you all!

I created a wiki book on Libertarian Socialiam using Wikipedia's book creator and deposited on the Internet Archive.

This morning I woke up to a notice that it's been taken down due to a DMCA takedown copyright notice from Springer Nature

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Crabgrass is a software libre web application designed for social networking, group collaboration and network organizing, with the goal of creating communication tools that are tailored specifically to meet the needs of bottom up grassroots organizing.
Crabgrass is released under the GNU AGPL licence and it's built with Ruby On Rails.

RiseUp.net instance:
we.riseup.net/

Docs
we.riseup.net/crabgrass/user-d

Code:
git clone git://labs.riseup.net/crabgrass.git social.coop/media/gh2UVECXzByR

And the same with wireless headphones. Bluetooth is "open" but not that great, so devices add their own proprietary layer to make it convenient.
theverge.com/2017/10/5/1642675

What's your opinion on what's happening in catalonia/spain? 1/? Show more

Purism exceeds $1 million in funding for Librem 5 Linux-based smartphone.
Well done, @Purism, keep up with the good work!

betanews.com/2017/10/04/purism

I'm in Barcelona today fitting new decentralised technologies, digital literacies, Open Badges, and co-operativism into an 18-minute presentation: literaci.es/infrastructure-ski

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Anyone using ZeroNet? I've got a 'Doug, uncensored' blog here: http://127.0.0.1:43110/1PsNi4TAkn6vtKA6n1Se9y7gmVjF4GU3uF/?Home

Comments (other than 'why are you using Google Slides?') and feedback (including typo-spotting!) welcome on this presentation for tomorrow's ALL DIGITAL Summit in Barcelona.

Slides: goo.gl/tVCvb9

Event details: summit.all-digital.org social.coop/media/iMhXRffvEpVn

Thinking: I boost things on mastodon because they give me joy or make me think. I'm really conscious of this, the hope that others might also gain from seeing them.

I realise for me this practice ties in with feeling privileged to read what comes in here.

That's quite different from Twitter

Anybody know anybody who is good at JavaScript? I'm trying to learn it, but I can see that's not going to get me out of hiring someone.

You can't underestimate the importance of "yes", of giving oneself permission to act and (better) create. It's the advice I find myself giving most often to people (and to myself). Don't wait, don't ask: simply use your own good judgement and then do what needs to be done. @lauraritchie

The best way to change a bad system is to build a better one. Really cool to hear Pia Mancini talk about liquid democracy and Open Collective. hanselminutes.com/592/pia-manc