I'd love to form more of a community with other designers, especially those focused on and who share slash values.

If you do too, respond to this thread and we can see where it goes from there.

(boost appreciated!)

Hide your true nature!... Wear it long enough and YOU will believe it's you.

The GEO weekly newsletter is out. This week we've got an Italian Social and a how-to for creating apothecaries, along with a bunch of other cooperative goodness.


Denizens of the Fediverse:

Those of you who're worried about contracting #covid19... if you need help, you are going to reach out to the Fediverse and ask if you can, right?


We're here for each other.


Millions are threatened by both the #coronavirus as well as eviction, job loss + lack of access to basic resources. While the State fails to respond, autonomous groups across the US are mobilizing to provide #mutualaid to those most impacted by the crisis. itsgoingdown.org/autonomous-gr

@levity once you get east of Vantage there are more opportunities for dispersed camping on BLM land and along the river are some opportunities for dispersed camping on Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas. A lot of them allow 14 day stays. Have a blast and be safe!

_Finally_ got around to putting the operating agreement publicly online: zinc.coop/operating-agreement/

It's not perfect, but it's reasonably fair. We're planning to apply a number of patches throughout 2020; including one which more broadly opens up consumer membership.

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Re-toot from @VillanuevaEdgar@twitter.com:

"I’ll going live at 3pm EST today to talk about the virus - the ! Join me and ⁦
⁩ - info at link! "


@strypey the user buy-out option recently came up as "Exit to Community" and is being actively worked on at the MEDLab colorado.edu/lab/medlab/2020/0

Building accountability into startups and avoiding user-serving companies becoming zombies to investors. Strategies:
* user buyout: a trust or co-ops buys all shares on behalf of users. User representation and/or shared profits. #NIO gave shares to user trust.
* federation: #VISA as cooperative of user businesses. Voluntary (#ActivityPub etc.) or through AntiTrust action.
* tokenization: ownership is traded as crypto-tokens, under company control, or permisionless.

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One of the bootstrapped founders community I'm in () is converting to a !

Super exciting to see the movement growing!


The popularity of Wikipedia article about seems to be going up a lot - last month was by far the best month since records began!

@cryptix Oh, yeah, I’ve been keeping up with SSB - I just mean syndicating a feed over to the fediverse

@cryptix Ooh, I’m curious what the state of the art is there. I’m hoping to hook up Bridgy to the fediverse soon (from my indieweb site) but I would love to syndicate to SSB as well.

work / business 

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uspol, email, monopoly 

Coinbase "Free OXT" link 

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