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Sure, we read it yesterday, but we're still thinking about Jasmine Sun's article on for ⚡ reboot_hq⚡

Reclaiming techno-optimism means reclaiming human optimism,
but optimism requires the simple yet daring belief that we have agency over our future. 💚

"Not blind faith in the powers that control technology today, but in our ability as thinkers, builders, and organizers to join together and deploy technology for a better collective future."

Amazing article by Jasmine Sun for <3 👇 ✨

DisCO addresses many of the blindspots of the world. In a techno-deterministic future, is… What? Where? Automated? Are we ready to put in an incorruptible, write-only ? Why don't we do something funkier? If you agree, then welcome to DisCO. 👇

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In tarot, the Hierophant represents the fundamental principles of one’s values and belief systems. The Hierophant is also a teacher, mentor and guide. With this in mind, Guerrilla Translation recently gathered for the first time in over two years to clarify and realign with our principles and ideals and to bask in each other’s guidance, mentorship and support.

Here's the amazing report of our time together in Berlin written by Guerrilla Translator Timothy McKeon! 👇 💜

Conversations drive decisions and build trust. At DisCO we talk things out.

As a DisCOnaut said once during an interview: “ So you’re probably bored by now because we’re just saying we talk a lot but this is what we actually do. We just talk all the time. It’s the way it works”.

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It’s here! ISSUE 02: Inoculate, hot off the distributed press. This issue contains eight creative pieces—(non)fiction, interactive media, and stories from the front lines of alternative networks built on care & solidarity.

Read it on the World Wide Web:

COMPOST ISSUE 02 is already here! An awesome, beautiful, insightful effort by @compost about alternative networks built on care & solidarity. We're smitten!

Read it here:

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).

Our beloved sisters from the original DisCO LAB @guerrillamediacollective had an awesome 3-days workshop in Berlin where tarot and confessional stories met finances and strategic development! The detailed chronicles are on the way! 💛 ✨

After a bit too prolonged holidays, WE'RE BACK TO THE DANCEFLOOR, with a refreshed attitude and a bundle pack full of ideas that shine under whatever is left of the dim September sunlight!

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@sam @disroot
Guerrilla Translation put together such a suite using browser folders. Check out Your Browser is The Toolbox

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We're kicking off the commons.hour - a monthly open gathering to learn, share and co-design a governance model and handbook for - tech infra initiatives like

📆 Monday 27th at 18h UTC


Sign up & join us!

cc @Matt_Noyes @matslats @jdaviescoates @coopsmark @msavoritias @zkat @coopcloud @donestech @Stacco @jamiem @fredsultan @Sybille_Saint_Girons @disco_coop @agaric @strypey @flgnk @oli

Striving for a sustainable future for independent open access publishing, Quartz Open Access proposes a new platform coop to create an ecosystem that'd help retain the value in the hands of the academic community & re-distribute the flows of funding fairly ✨ 👇

In this paper, David Rozas, Ámbar Tenorio-Fornés & Samer Hassan from P2P Models analyse the potentials of blockchain for opening new avenues for commoning practices and cooperation in these unsettling times, focusing on Digital Global Commons. Great work! ✨

You can read it here:

Amazed at the discovery of this podcast. We first came across episode 05, where Cyn Bahati shares herstoryDAO’s creation story, mission, underground crypto-culture and tribal DAOS. 💚

You can see the list of episodes here:

This game is brilliant!! ✨ 💛 💚 💙

A cli-fi game of choice and consequence.

"You are the senior editor of the world’s most popular and trusted news organization. You have the enviable power to set the news agenda, and thereby shift the zeitgeist. Can you make it to 2030?"

Give it a try!:

Let's change the future of work!

✨ Remember you can get your free copy of the DisCO Elements here:

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Key traits:

1. Always source-available.

2. Software as a public service.

3. No discrimination on ability to pay.

4. License excludes proprietary forks. Why would you even want this anyway?

5. Keeping it always public avoids the most blatant forms of corporate capture.

6. Don't give your copyright to a company. I ought to get a tattoo of this in allcaps.

7. Developers rights are not more important than those of users.

8. Profit?

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