Last week our beloved Silvia López spoke with Francesca Pick from in the Thriving Networks course, sharing what , , & governance mean to @guerrillamediacollective as a DisCO (Distributed Cooperative Organization).

Last Thursday we had our first ever DisCO AMA Community call and it was amazing! We'll be having them on a monthly basis to address your questions about fairer & more distributed governance, tech & DisCO implementation in real contexts!

Join us next time 💗:

Looking at platforms that co-create systems of value accounting centred around cultivating patterns of openness, resource pooling, reciprocity, co-operation, and care. 👇

"Questions about the future of society, work, and humanity are often answered with “automation”, or “artificial intelligence”; just the inevitable consequences of the cult of progress. But many feel that there are things much more important than technology, like our collapsing ecosystems and social relationships."

If you want to get familiar with the basics of DisCO, read our Manifesto here:

DisCO FAILZ at Capitalism

Some of us from Guerrilla Translation, the original DisCO LAB, first bonded over stories about moments of personal protest that sustained us in the capitalist world until we found each other.

Now on Hackernoon...

"DisCO adds seven additional principles to the original seven cooperative principles in order to reunite cooperativism with its commons origins and better prepare it for technological futures."

Introduction to Economic Networks by @bhaugen

There is growing consensus that capitalism is unsustainable and that something simply must change.

Several of the strategies in experiments around the world involve economic networks of one kind or another(...)

The 3 pillars of present centralization and hierarchy, (patriarchy, capitalism and colonialism) are rarely acknowledged in the DAOs or blockchain spheres, where nothing is done to address the basic structural realities.

Care before code: It's what makes DIsCOs different.
Care work is time-work: it’s both material and immaterial at the same time (it’s magic, it’s physics... it’s Feminist Economics!). Read more:

Less than a week left for the launch of the DisCO Elements, a deep dive into some of DisCO's most outstanding characteristics, illustrated in all its beautiful idiosyncrasy by the first wave of DisCO LABS!

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!