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Michael @mchlmc@social.coop

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The co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity could easily have been used to write the to the future many envisioned when the World Wide Web went live. Although today we are far removed from this vision, projects like and the offer us a way back to an open, people-focused web. I am pleased to be involved.

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That being said, everybody, including the discontents, is free to fork and do whatever they want, and hopefully that will result in happiness and ponies for everybody who believes at heart that Eugen isn't doing a good job.

I think they're wrong, but they're free to believe otherwise.

The justification of interpersonal issues, the pettiness, and the storm in a teacup factor rallying people against the perceived dictator just seem unwarranted to me in this case

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Upgrading social.coop to 2.4.0 Show more

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It begins :)

The Irish Times: Schrems files legal cases worth €7bn against Facebook under GDPR - Schrems files legal cases worth €7bn against Facebook under GDPR (via @IrishTimes) irishtimes.com/business/techno

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Can we agree on an alternative to google docs for social.coop use?

If it is a question of hosting, how about we set up an account?

Doc Searls reckons the GDPR will finally rein in adtech. I hope he's right.

blogs.harvard.edu/doc/2018/05/

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What is the role of emotion in the classroom, and how do teachers talk to students about emotion? Is it treated as ‘noise’? Okay in small amounts? A barrier to learning? And do emotions happen to you, or do you create emotions yourself?

I created this infographic for teachers about my latest research that included 750 teachers from Greece, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Please forward it to any teachers in your life! 😺

emo.world/social-and-emotional

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The difference as articulated in 1930:

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This morning I'm :

Krycho, Chris. “The Cost of Google as Memory Prosthesis.” Chris Krycho: Theology, Technology, Life & Art (blog), April 30, 2018. chriskrycho.com/2018/the-cost-.

"memory and connection and those startling leaps of insight that come from them are not substitutable by a search engine. Thinking happens as much in the background of the rest of our lives as it does on demand; and good answers to questions come ..."

Zotero: zotero.org/users/465/items/TPR

RSS: chriskrycho.com/feed

"I have never met a five year old who is not creative. Something happens to them as they grow up that turns them into something else. We don’t have evidence for this, because schools don’t measure it."

The interesting thing about Gi Fernando’s observation isn't the oft-heard comment regarding children's creativity being lost. Rather, it is the rarely articulated condemnation of the fact that we don't think this is important enough to have any measure of it.

Buena cerveza. Show more

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No one is going to give you the you need to overthrow them social.coop/media/cwryVHv-oe45

An online course with no secure access and Flash only content which stops working part way through.

Nostalgia is all fine and dandy, but someone is just having a laugh!

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Do you have accounts on gmail, youtube, use an Android phone?

Do you have the Facebook app, or Facebook messenger, or WhatsApp on your phone?

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you - theguardian.com/commentisfree/

The co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity could easily have been used to write the to the future many envisioned when the World Wide Web went live. Although today we are far removed from this vision, projects like and the offer us a way back to an open, people-focused web. I am pleased to be involved.