"So, when we ask what can be learned from the recent struggles in Sudan, we are brought full circle to a host of durable and effective strategies that make up the nucleus of movement-building, most of which are present more than ever in the uprisings across the US. This includes an emphasis on the provision of services to the people, the importance of building and sustaining truly broad based coalitions, with participation from every sector of society."
Next Monday it's **commons.hour** again!
In our 2nd session we'll have Ela Kagel from Supermarkt Berlin/Platform Coops Germany
to kick off the debate about social and economic relations, open contributions, value flows and how to assure everyone can be activist
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📆 25Oct 18h UTC
"I found an Amazon folder with thousands of audio recordings from my home gadgets"
Ann Marie Utratel presented DisCO as part of the Radical Practice module at the Royal College of Art.
"DisCO is the result of many years working in a small translation collective and hacking our way through a new way to make visible the invisible, and also to share information freely and to understand the value of all of the work that we do, including the work that is not normally recognized." 💜 👇 ✨
"The Gitea project is currently reaching out to professionals who would be able to perform an accessibility audit (and be paid of course).
This issue is currently a placeholder for when we receive the report so we can coordinate remediation of issues identified.
If you are, or know, someone who can perform a professional accessibility audit of Gitea please reach out to the project team at firstname.lastname@example.org (or any of the project owners per their email in CONTRIBUTING.md)."
OwnCast is a free open source self-hosted alternative to Amazon's Twitch, which lets you stream live video and text chat with viewers. The new official account is at:
OwnCast is currently testing Fediverse support, which will let people follow from Mastodon etc.
#OtD 15 Oct 1966 in Oakland, CA, the Black Panther Party for Self Defence was set up. The Party would exist, despite heavy repression, until 1982 and did things like gave breakfasts to children and ran community health clinics. Learn more: https://shop.workingclasshistory.com/collections/books/black-panthers
Karrot is a free open source platform for sharing real life resources (for example excess food, to prevent it going to waste).
You can follow the project at:
The main instance is at https://karrot.world
You can find the source code at https://github.com/yunity
(The emphasis is on food, but the platform can be used to share anything.)
Framasoft published this morning a donation campaign for 2022. I had the honor to fully illustrate it. You can flip more than thirty illustrated cards and discover this way this not-for-profit org.
Framasoft is really important to me. Pls support them💜
Mozilla has announced a grant of up to $30,000 "to people and projects that illuminate how to reimagine data in a way that shifts power away from big tech platforms and toward individuals and communities."
Only 10% of wine 'experts' can consistently rate the wine from the same bottle in the same way, and they aren't consistent the next year. After analysing results across wine competitions in california, medals were found to be distributed at random.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/tilbots/status/1447963804533411847
A collection of Express UK tabloid headlines about #Brexit before and after. All properly captioned.
I've released version 2.0.0 of my RSS to ActivityPub converter! This now provides functionality I'd hacked in to https://rss.friend.camp - it requires OAuth 2.0 authorization for someone to create a new AP account for an RSS feed.
I used to run this service "in the open" but was overwhelmed by spammers. Now the admin of a Mastodon (or Pleroma or any federated server that is an OAuth 2 provider) can provide this converter as a service solely to members of their instance.
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