@mattcropp i wish there were a comments section like todays articles, so we can see all the nixon and ford voters pissing their pants in anger

I'd love more tech people to think about housing, and more housing people to think about tech.

To that end I've been co-organising an event with @kawaiipunk (and other people I can't @ mention).

You can come and hear me speak about kanthaus.online/en and other things :)

It's 7pm Wednesday November 28th at space4 in London.

Here is a nice link meetup.com/London-CoTech-Meetu

Apparently between 1900 and 1910 a bunch of people in different towns all decided that what their local park REALLY needed was a goofy-ass stone watchtower. I keep going for walks and finding them...

Recently reminded of the wave of explicitly founding in the 1970s, when most banks in the US required women to have a male co-signer on loans: nytimes.com/1974/08/27/archive

Veteran's Day, David Graeber Show more

Voter suppression certainly includes not counting votes, and the related trick of making tens of thousands of votes 'provisional' and then not counting those.

Voter suppression includes removing people from the voting rolls, which has also been done in Georgia and Florida by the tens of thousands.

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On a tour of breweries in today. First stop: Artisan Beverage which specializes in Ginger Beer, kombucha, and Mead...

Another dystopian photo, by @mrdougellin@twitter.com via @troydillinger@twitter.com, of people evacuating and area, heading south on PCH towards Santa Monica.

I was talking to someone from my co-ops solidarity fund this evening.

What occured to me, is that real politics is anything but parliamentory.

The first conversion in to be partially financed by my organization's revolving loan fund, Vermont Computing Cooperative, has just paid that loan back in full with interest, so it will be available to the next group of employees of modest means seeking to ... πŸ’–


I recently switched away from iOS to Android and was wondering if anyone has a recommendations for a music player to play a device-local music collection.

The posted this lovely meter situation that they discovered today...

Co-op Finance Job Show more

We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.

You get paid to work
βœ… from anywhere in the world
βœ… on a world-changing project
βœ… that's open source,
βœ… stewarded by a small team
βœ… that's led by a woman.

Help spreading the word is much appreciated:


Welcome To The #Dystopia: An editor from the conspiracy site #Infowars has provided us with a dizzying example of video #manipulation that's created a "choose your own #reality" crisis.

β€œYou don't need to create the fake video for this tech to have a serious impact. You just point to the fact that the tech exists and you can impugn the integrity of the stuff that’s real.”


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