More awesome #platformcoop reporting from @hazelsheffield, this time on @resonatecoop: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/indyventure/resonate-spotify-nesta-platform-coops-a8783706.html
One nice way to approximate @kevinroose's phone detox: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/business/cell-phone-addiction.html
Stick with as much free/libre/open software ad you can. Use FDroid instead of the Play Store. It clears away the addiction-ware and delivers tons of boring, useful, community-made stuff.
Anyone want to help build the ethicaledtech.info wiki?
@edsu, any ideas?
Yeah except you don't get to read Agatha Christie if you have to hold a bottle.
NYTimes: Sometimes, Parenting Is Boring - https://nyti.ms/2UMqN3I
I am completely addicted to this. https://www.reddit.com/r/unixporn/
A zillion amazing reasons why Linux is a whole nother way of life.
I love this way of sharing info between websites: https://indiewebify.me/
But one thing we agreed on is the potential for community moderation to really change the game. When you can't just blame some Jack up there somewhere for stuff you don't like, but you can have a role in changing it, there's potential for users to be more tolerant, sophisticated, and engaged. There is recourse, rather than arbitrariness.
One pattern: I'm not sure about this, but we may be meeting in the middle on content moderation. They started totally anti-censorship, and they've moved toward establishing guardrails. We started with a strong focus on safe spaces but realized it can be really hard to come to agreement on what that means. Maybe birdsite Jack is in a pretty tough spot after all...
I had an interesting convo with ppl from the Minds.com team yesterday at #ETHDenver. Was interesting to encounter the right-libertarian counterpart to our motivations for starting this.
Buy your copy of Ted Nelson's "Computer Lib/Dream Machines" while you can.
I have found my subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/unixporn/
Beautiful interview with @CadwellTurnbull on his new co-op sci-fi story: https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/23/18188083/cadwell-turnbull-interview-ai-climate-change-better-worlds
social.coop is a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]