Happy to be part of the Compassion Through Algorithms II compilation of algorithmic music from the more northerly parts of England, standing with the Black Lives Matter movement
Looking forward to taking back control with Netscape Communicator 4
Looks like a good webinar, about community wealth building and doughnut economics, with Kate Raworth, and Matthew Brown (of Preston City Council)
Feminist Economics is one of the core principles on which DisCOs are based. Our economy should recognise the value of care and unpaid work. We need to view vulnerability as a fact of life.
#DisCOElements #feministeconomics #carework #valuesovereignty #radicaltech #opencoop #platformcoop #commons #dlt #distributedledger #blockchain #DAO #decentralized #distributed #P2P #distributedcoop #cyberpunk #radicaldemocracy #CAT #communityalgorithmictrust
For anyone interested in the history of RiseUp.net, one of the oldest community-hosting collectives using and recommending exclusively free code software, here's a 2020 interview with some of the collective members:
Note the comments on the role of Indymedia in their genesis and growth.
Time-tracking seems to be an important part of #DisCOs. Or at least Guerrilla Media Collective's implementation of it.
I seem to have an ingrained antipathy towards fine-grained time-tracking so it'll be good to read about its utility here - the main one being transparency and ensuring all work is recognised I think.
I just deployed this change yesterday so it's live at https://karrot.world
Next step is custom defined types, which is actually already needed coded.
What would be great is to have input from people/groups that might like to use it for stuff like community gardens, bike kitchens, mutual aid groups, food rescue..
Karrot provides democratic membership empowerment* + communication + task co-ordination features.
* to avoid saying "management"!
Lovely image of the coop principles, I like the old school chalkboard look.
Came across it in DisCO Elements, originally seems to be from here: https://www.willystreet.coop/pages/seven-cooperative-principles
Free Software and two forms of liberty
I've set up a basic automatic photo sync from my phone to NextCloud.
Chuffed to get that working.
I struggled in the past with photo syncing via syncthing for that some reason I've forgotten now, and it made me have to stick with Google Photos.
Still a few things to tweak, but good to have ditched Photos.