@bhaugen 3and4 of 4
> when the output of one process becomes the input to another
That sounds like a job for . . Superwiki! If each process was a page in a fedwiki (constructed from various pluigins, computing various stuff, drawing on data and results from other plugins/pages) then this capability would be a given.
Your wiki would be 'an app' not just a UI.
And self-documenting, if pages were thoughtfully written.
Re-tooting this. A serious infrastructure question.
New to me, a whistleblowing/investigative journalism network. . .
A deep imbalance here, of intelligence forces. Journalism & whistleblowing are ¿no match? for
- corporate & state data-analytic machines +
- 'public' infrastructures 'wired for sound' +
- wage-work workforces in the psyops sector?
Hard to imagine what 'a balance' could look like. Let alone a *commons* of counter-hegemonic 'forces of intelligence'?
I've had an awareness for a couple of years, of Zuckerberg's intention to steal banking from the bankers, and pull the world's poorest smartphone users into a sticky platform-banking web. On cue, here comes #libracoin!
See @matslats of the #OpenCreditNetwork, on Libracoin
And more here on class war among the old and new bankers
Slugging it out soon with China?
Puzzled . . @mako makes a clear pitch on "Free software production needs free tools" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_nK6nP_RCY&feature=youtu.be
And is very clear on #commons and #P2P (though says most code comes from solo not collaboration!). Yet not a hint of coop ownership of #platforms to keep tools honest & open (GitHub!). Surely tools today become platforms? And platforms require collaboration even if code doesn't? So why doesn't #coop follow automatically, as we talk tools? How does libre not equal coop in FLOSS world?
Started donating $15 month to GEO, a fantastic online publication that maybe has the best collection of articles about cool projects of all medias out there.
Focused a lot on co-ops, but also other forms of counter-economy based on mutual self-help.
Recommend you check out the site and become a donor too.
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Really interesting meditation on American homes. And American society and the web, if you squint.
 Open on another tab: https://www.theverge.com/22588022/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-ceo-metaverse-interview
After months of planning and data entry (thousands of products). Hunt or Gather Buying Club has made the move to #OpenFoodNetwork We are giving ourselves a month to iron out the initial kinks, then will come back to other issues: cold storage, delivery, building member participation, establishing links with OFN in Mexico...
#OFN members in the UK and Canada and organizer-cheerleader @ofnusa are so supportive!
This virus that's punched a hole in all our lives this past year . . Well here's 'a scientist' knows more more about it than most:
And would you trust them? Nope, not as far as I could throw a bus. A career of dedicated persistent skilful wheeling dealing infiltration enclosure business.startups and gaming.systems. That's success in science. Known in the trade as 'networking'. Just another day in the life of a professional.
Every time I've tried to be "social" (on Twitter as well as Diaspora, Identi.ca, and Gnu Social...) I've never been able to keep it up, so I started on social.coop with a pessimistic £1/month contribution. But here I am on social.coop for 6 months. Hooray! I just raised my contribution. Thanks everyone for a building a create environment.
Incredibly exciting to get official confirmation that Germany's health service (@firstname.lastname@example.org) has standardised on Matrix for secure decentralised communications, targeting all 150,000 healthcare organisations in Germany(!!!) 🤯 Read all about it at https://matrix.org/blog/2021/07/21/germanys-national-healthcare-system-adopts-matrix 💉🇩🇪🚀
What's in a tool? What's in a space? Central questions for us who build digital-mediated spaces. A way of revisiting Ivan Illich's question abt 'tools for conviviality', thro a contemporary, intersectional, bodies-in-plural-spaces lens.
Lovely feminist internationalist workshopping approach here
Just came across some great sites for helping people be more secure online. The target audience is women's righs and sexual rights activists, but they are broadly useful for everyone: https://safesisters.net/, https://www.digitalsafetea.com/ (it's a game!), https://en.ftx.apc.org/shelves/ftx-safety-reboot.
A reminder on this.
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Infrastructuring and federating around the FLOSS toolstack
This looks like it'll be a good discussion.
How do we democratize technology? How can we develop better models for developing, owning, and organizing the infrastructures of our lives?
I'm really enjoying https://corecursive.com/ a podcast that tells the story of a lot of the software I use or have used, like SQLite and CVS (remember that one?).
>With so many dead, Cida de Moura struggles to understand how [Bolsonaro] remains in office. "He is still in power as if nothing has happened," she told us. "He should have been pushed out. I would like to hear that Bolsonaro is not president of Brazil any more."
> Like many of the bereaved she is hoping that Brazil's dead will speak, and there will be a reckoning at elections next year, if not before.
"MEET.coop - Online meetings based on shared values" article by Free Knowledge Institute: http://freeknowledge.eu/article/meetcoop-online-meetings-with-shared-values
A great one is gone: Richard Lewontin has died.
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