Nicholas Carr has a great review review of Age of #SurveillanceCapitalism by Shoshana Zuboff:
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https://radar.squat.net is an alternative and radical events agenda. It lists events at autonomous and community spaces that are generally either free or entry on donation
It would be great to see more events from other places around the world listed.
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Just posted @Matt_Noyes English translation of the Luis Razeto Migliaro book "Solidarity Economy Roads" on GEO:
Anyone tried http://fairmeeting.net it is an instance of jitsi that has some nice features. It's been working well for me for the last week.
Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo shared this comparison of Kwanzaa and cooperativism: http://toronto.mediacoop.ca/blog/ajamu-nangwaya/9463
As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants (New York Times, 18 dec. 2018)
« Internal documents show that the social network gave Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify and others far greater access to people’s data than it has disclosed. »
National Comingout Day. Ef em. I neither like the word “national” nor “coming-out”. Why not “universal ever-expanding closet day”. I don’t like forcing some people to live with extra burdens of the task of coming out while everyone else gets inexplicitly labeled as hetero.. oh wait, there’s fully automated luxury gay space( nuh)
I finally got to writing down a list of free software tools that members of my web development cooperative use to run our business - Many thanks to those that helped me, bugged me and supported me with research on this one! http://agaric.com/blogs/daily-business-operations-using-free-software
photos from the special Mongolian Hip Hop event I hosted in Tokyo introducing the documentary Mongolian Bling and performance by two young Mongolian rappers https://www.flickr.com/photos/32087613@N07/albums/72157668333453757
My translation about Loomio, Enspiral, and FoodCloud and others showcasing positive impacts of employing commons-based resource management or sharing economy to community's capacity building appears on ANA's in-flight magazine "Takeoff" for domestic flights starting from this month. Hats off to SEAJ, Sharing Economy Association of Japan for this opportunity!
♥＋unity + having fun ／ hide and seek at the same old digital colonialism ／
social.coop is a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]