OH NO! CARMEN SANDIEGO HAS STOLEN YOUR subscription to The Boston Planetary!

Is there a place working on artificially draining CO₂ from the atmosphere (or methane). Are they looking for programmers?

Hey brain trust: what is the best membershiop management system that you're aware of. Was talking to my local food co-op's membership manager, and she feels there's a lack of good options in the space, so they have a nightmarishly customized CiviCRM. but she'd prefer something else.

This has me thinking again about the idea I tooted out a little while back, but wanting to figure out what's already out there before nudging towards reinventing any wheels...

Some twitter v. Mastodon tips for all of the lovely new tooters:

When you like a tweet on twitter, a swarm of AIs spin into action, analysing every aspect of the tweet and trying so desperately to find the matching tweet to show you next that will keep you scrolling, lest their masters decommission them in favor of a new version.

When you fave a toot on Mastodon, there aren't any AIs; you just made another human being across the world feel nice.


Hey #dwebsummit, if you want to check out #SecureScuttlebutt, you can download the patchwork client from this #DAT site here at the event:


#SSB #DWeb

Fellow dwebs, come see my former colleague Antonio do a lightning talk about P2Pmodels.eu and its two pilot projects with Guifi and Amara

Today, passed away. He became my moral compass on media. I'm going off of Mastadon for a few days of reflection and mourning. Read this commemoration and bio over on birdsite: twitter.com/NewBlackMan/status

Together with the Governance Working Group, I've just posted a proposal to clarify the language in the Bylaws: loomio.org/p/1PSop0v2/bylaws-r Please participate. The proposal is open for 10 days.

I love @theselc's adorable new zine on why California should legalize home-based food business for co-ops, nonprofits, and local governments.

Speakers and schedule finalized for User, Worker, Owner!
5-8pm @ VSCO, 1500 Broadway, Oakland:
4:30- Doors open
5:00- Welcome, opening remarks
5:15- Talks on cooperative alternatives by @niloufar @ntnsndr, and Camille Kerr
6:00- Pizza from Arizmendi and Kombucha
6:15- Pitches for workshops/group discussions
6:30- Featured workshop, on how democratic governance works, by Harmonize and Reflex Design Collective
7:30- Reflections and connections from workshops
7:50- Ice cream, closing remarks

Today’s the last day to get early bird tickets for User, Worker, Owner! And, we just confirmed a talk by Camille Kerr from ICA Group about a booking platform for home care workers. If you’re in the Bay Area, come discuss workplace challenges, meet peers, get tools, and eat ice cream next Wednesday, 5-8pm.
Get tickets on ~boo hisss~ Eventbrite: eventbrite.com/e/user-worker-o

Have experience working in the bar and restaurant industry, live in the Boston area, and would like to be a worker-owner in a cooperative starting at at least $15 an hour?

Democracy Brewing is hiring.

Hey, friends. Let's challenge our assumptions about equity and tech. Come a gathering in Oakland on May 2, "Users, Workers, Onwers!" @ntnsndr and @niloufar will be speaking, too!
RSVP at eventbrite.com/e/users-workers
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