APC has produced an impressive guide on the circular economy of digital devices: https://circulartech.apc.org/books/a-guide-to-the-circular-economy-of-digital-devices
Check out upcoming workshop on privacy from the folks at Community Bridge - this Thursday at 3:00 pm America/New_york time: https://communitybridge.com/events/
I just read Adam Gordon Bell's article on the awk command and learned that awk was named after the first letters of the three authors. Big take away: we could have been typing `wak` this whole time!
Nobody likes corporate tech drones, but the birds are doing something about it! #directaction
R.I.P Howard Frederick. We should challenge the narrative that the corporate/military/right wing have always directed the development of the Internet. Frederick was a pioneer with a legacy of left wing innovation via the Internet: https://www.academia.edu/29802924/The_Technologies_of_Peace_and_War_The_Future_of_PeaceNet_and_Other_Decentralized_Technologies (scroll down to read - you don't have to give your email).
We Thought It Was Fiction - an abolitionist perspective on surveillance: https://www.radicalecologicaldemocracy.org/we-thought-it-was-fiction/
"A world with Facebook is going to be crueler, stupider, and more deadly than one without #Facebook" #BoycottFacebook
If you live in the US and need help paying your Internet bill, check out https://ebbhelp.org or take a look at the attached PSA.
"Fossil fuel companies are suing governments across the world for more than $18bn (£13bn) after action against climate change has threatened their profits"
This is it. This is literally capitalists dropping the mask and affirming the "profit over people" dogma in court.
Facebook Is Censoring People For Mentioning Open-Source Social Network Mastodon | The Changelog
<< ProtonMail deletes 'we don't log your IP' boast from website after French climate activist reportedly arrested >>
Inching closer to getting the Jitsi Meet patch required for live interpretation merged into core:
Bitcoin uses seven times more electricity than Google.
Climate activist arrested after ProtonMail provided his IP address - https://twitter.com/tenacioustek/status/1434604102676271106
How do corporate services reach the tipping point where "everyone" uses them? Is it by writing good software? Not so much... https://twitter.com/jowens510/status/1428415192480698371
Is anyone using gitweb anymore or is it gitlab and gitea all the way? Just struggled to get gitweb working, now documented for future self https://current.workingdirectory.net/posts/2021/gitweb/
May First Movement Technology and Progressive Technology Project, organizer, anti-capitalist, parent, not necessarily in that order.
A Fediverse instance for people interested in cooperative and collective projects.