Happy Memorial of St. Benedict, the patron saint of #CommunityRule, whose "little Rule for beginners" is still living and giving life for over a thousand years. cc @unmonastery
OceanEditors.com is an English language editing service for ESL (English as a Second Language) scholars.
If you are an ESL academic struggling with your English manuscripts, we can help!
My goodness, Grace Lee Boggs' autobiography is free online this summer: https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/living-for-change Some good feminist, antiracist #FathersDay reading!
Thanks to @wooster for a great walkthrough post on #SocialCoop and the #fediverse: https://spiegelmock.com/2020/05/28/decentralizing-social-media/
Does your community need better options for businesses in crisis right now?
Please join us for an upcoming #ExitToCommunity webinar, "Community Ownership in a Pandemic," next week, featuring emerging models: https://www.colorado.edu/lab/medlab/2020/05/20/exit-community-community-ownership-pandemic
spacex starship fire test (3/3)
Considering that we may be the only sentients in the galaxy, Musk, Bezos, and Branson are committing crimes against our descendants around countless systems. Space tech, like computer tech, was seeded by public money and must remain public. With this trend, there is no Federation in our future. We aren’t even the Borg. We’re the Ferengi.
Some reading to do: http://www.easyessays.org/
Peter Maurin's "Easy Essays"
"When the organizers try
to organize the unorganized,
then the organizers
don’t organize themselves.
And when the organizers
don’t organize themselves,
nobody organizes himself,
And when nobody organizes himself,
nothing is organized."
oceaneditors.com is an #E2C
"exit 2 community" startup. Our target is a #workercoop structure. Had a great conversation with @ntnsndr
on E2C, which fits our objectives quite well. If you're also interested in E2C please reach out! Follow, and I'll follow back.
You can read more about E2C here:
I'm thrilled to announce that we have now officially transferred our fiscal host on Open Collective to Platform6.coop. #socialcoop is now legally part of a cooperative! https://www.loomio.org/d/U7uvGdqF/should-social-coop-switch-its-open-collective-host-to-platform6-/62
Lots of great pieces have come out recently calling upon those of us in the free/open-source software to go further in making ethical tech.
* @ntnsndr on the culture war in open-source https://modelviewculture.com/pieces/the-culture-war-in-open-source-is-on
* @CoralineAda on **ethical** open-source software https://modelviewculture.com/pieces/a-six-month-retrospective-on-ethical-open-source
If something looks weird about our #SocialCoop budget on Open Collective right now, it's because we're currently transferring our Fiscal Host arrangement to Platform6.coop, which will make us officially, legally, a cooperative enterprise! https://opencollective.com/socialcoop#section-budget
@e_mydata Is there currently any way to get a preloaded phone in the US?
TOMORROW May 1st and the first of every month - GENERAL STRIKE https://generalstrike.mayfirst.org
How’s That Open Source Governance Working for You?
New on Hacker Noon.
Thank you to the #jitsi folks who have created a platform for people to connect, and a strong alternative to proprietary platforms. You all rock.
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