The "freedom to work from anywhere" slogan above was quite accurate.

Doing a tech call now join

Sorry for neglecting to give proper notice but I've been traveling today and forgot.

πŸš— I'm involved in organising a hackweek in April for - kind of an open source and free alternative to couchsurfing etc, that came out of the hitchwiki project (so lots of hitchhikers on it...).

πŸ‘­ it kind of represents a bit of a reboot of the project, to get more active team again. and we're keen to make it more community-driven...

❓ feel free to ask me questions!

πŸ’» you can register your interest here -->

πŸ‘ pls boost!

'Freshare'β€”fresh, shared dataβ€”is a project idea I have about helping collectives to maintain data about themselves, in order to allow new, more resilient forms of cooperation :

I gave a presentation yesterday and have now set up a pad and gitlab repository

Feedback welcome!

@yala @jums #lod #sharing #supercooperation

mental health, depression, capitalism 

189 commits merged, with the oldest dating from nov. 2017, 4689 lines added, 5523 lines removed: big inventaire update today!! feedback welcome :D

associated PRs:


I just stumbled across this software to power food co-ops, I don't have any use for it myself now

It seems to be concentrated around Germany/Austria, maybe should get some wider use, seems to be in active development over a sustained period of time.

Call for Candidates: Coordination Working Group meta 

telling people they can set up cross-posting from twitter is bad because a lot of them wind up back using only twitter and just leave essentially a bot presence here shitting up timelines, change my mind

πŸŽ‰ We're happy to announce that, almost exactly four years after Liberapay's launch, we've deployed an important new feature: automatic payments! Read our anniversary blog post to learn more:

A nice reminder about the United Fruit Company on the breakfast table this morning. A piece of neocolonial history sitting right there.

This thread.

If you want to understand what happened with Shadow and the failure of the Iowa Caucus app you have to understand how electoral campaign tech work is done and funded. Let me tell you a story to make sense of it. tech working group - reminder 

Allegations against the Guardian, Der Spiegel, strike a note of doom louder than print. If true, journalists are sunk. Thankful for sites like and and others producing collaborative news with ethical leadership. Listen and weep.
If you rewind a bit, Nafeez Ahmed tells his Guardian nightmare treatment for investigative journalism. Th whole panel is excellent and relevant to us all.


The Mastodon/Twitter crossposter is controversial. Quite a few Berners have set up accounts on Mastodon, hooked up this crossposter, then left, never to return.

They flood our feeds with their tweets and retweets, but never spend time on Mastodon getting to know other users, or building the community.

So if you decide to use this, please consider setting the options so your Mastodon toots go to Twitter, but NOT the other way around.


Ooh I made homemade oat milk for the first time, sick of paying too much for premade oats + water... and the internet tells me I can make cookies with the leftover oat pulp. is now "connected" with keybase somehow, so if you're into that sort of thing, you can verify your account with keybase (or is it the other way around πŸ€”). explains a bit more, and @michel_slm is the first person to have done it.


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