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I'm based in the UK and into food, land, tech and people collaborating to manage them.
I'm involved in a few projects -
https://www.ourfieldproject.org/ 40 people using online tools to collaborate managing a field
http://travellingtoolbox.org.uk/ is a mobile hackspace/workshop set up to help environmental & community projects build & fix tools and infrastructure
http://farmhack.org/wiki/soilhack-wiki Soilhack is a peer 2 peer learning network
A New Side-Channel Attack Lets #Android Apps Eavesdrop On Loudspeaker Data Using Accelerometer Motion Sensor—Without Requiring Any Device Permission.
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[EN]We are looking for translators who can help us to translate our last blog note from French to English! Thanks!
[FR] On recherche des personnes pour traduire notre dernier billet de blog du français à l'anglais ! Merci !
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If you're wondering whether to join in the Amazon Prime Day boycott today/tomorrow...
...this is a timely episode to watch from John Oliver:
(Video not available here in UK alas, and I'm not going to say anything about VPNs... 😇)
This is the first toot from an official account for #Glimpse, a new fork of the GNU Image Manipulation Program.
Follow me for updates on this cool new project.
#YunoHost use case : YunoHost for non-profit organizations
A MiA2 running CalyxOS is probably now the most secure / private budget smartphone available
As it is an Android One phone it will get full monthly security updates from Xiaomi for another two years, Calyx will incorporate these and push them onto their users.
Maps Re-imagined: Digital, Informational, and Perceptional Experimentations in Progress
Tyng-Ruey Chuang, Chih-Chuan Hsu, Huang-Sin Syu
[An abstract prepared for and presented at "Digital Humanities 2019: Complexities", July 2019, Utrecht, the Netherlands.]
If you read and enjoy my travel posts through my website or Mastodon* and you are planning to travel to somewhere I've been and you can't afford an actual travel agent and you find travel planning too stressful or time consuming to fit into your life, I would be delighted to share advice.
My specialties are land and sea (not air) transit, especially long distance European buses, and finding vegan food. I'm happy to also help with general stuff to do, and even more in-depth help with planning and realistic budgeting if you want because I actually love wasting away hours and days researching travel stuff.
*or a feed reader you built yourself or another decentralised service
Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota will be striking during Prime Day, July 15! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-08/amazon-workers-plan-prime-day-strike-despite-15-an-hour-pledge
In solidarity, don't order from Amazon, visit the site, or use the app.
My hours at work have been cut, I will have to start freelancing again or try to get more higher tier Patreon sponsors if I want to keep working on Pixelfed this much.
If you know anyone looking for a full stack laravel developer, let me know!
Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/dansup
Open Collective - https://opencollective.com/pixelfed
GrapheneOS comes with new device support for Auditor app and more - https://hub.packtpub.com/grapheneos-now-comes-with-new-device-support-for-auditor-app-hardened-malloc-and-a-new-website/
invite to Portland Tech Workers Coalition meeting Tuesday July 16th; boosts appreciated Show more
The Portland TWC is meeting at the Social Justice Action Center on July 16th at 6pm. Please consider coming if you’re a tech worker or ally interested in organizing and taking action in the tech industry.
https://techworkerscoalition.org/ - main TWC website
https://techworkerscoalition.org/subscribe - sign up for the TWC newsletter and slack
https://techworkerscoalition.org/pdx/ - info and link to calendar for the Portland TWC specifically
@privacylab "One recent study found that Amazon is the second most-trusted institution of any kind in the United States, ahead of Google, the police, and the higher-education system, and trailing only the U.S. military."
that's gotta be one of the most fucked up sentences I ever read
@bstacey godd did you hear about the situation in germany? because it's incredible
basically, the German Conference of University Deans ("HRK"), in a moment of unlikely clarity, decided that they were Tired Of This Shit and told all the publishers that from now on all german universities would make one large agreement with them, on the universities terms, for access
elsevier and springer made offers so laughable that the HRK actually literally wrote a press release about how they should "come back to the table when they're ready to make a serious offer" and since then many universities have just kind of let access contracts expire
they recently came to an agreement with wiley, rest is still ? ? ? ? ?
it's fantastic because every day this goes on is a day more scientists learn about the greatest development in science access of this century, which, lets be quite honest, is scihub
Hey y'all, I'm putting together a compendium of interviews with #WorkerCoop members for the ed.coop site. Suggestions are appreciated (all content types welcome)
Kate Raworth's "doughnut" does a nice job of expressing the objectives of economic development in the #anthropocene, but says nothing about the "how," leaving a vague taste of global state and NGO campaign for reforms.
This is where I find @luisrazeto, and other theorists of #SolidarityEconomy useful. But I think we still need to re-articulate solidarity economy on the basis of the climate crisis: if it "changes everything", the changes need to be understood in solidarity economy, too.
food, trees, land, tech and people collaborating to manage them
social.coop is a cooperatively-run corner of the Fediverse. The instance is democratically governed by its members, who generally share an interest in the co-op model, but topics of discussion range widely.
Our instance is supported by sliding scale contributions of $1-10/mo made via Open Collective. You must have an active Open Collective account to apply for membership; you may set one up here