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“A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature.” —Maria Montessori

If you have a moment- I have a little birdy art experiment going on! What color and shape does this bird call evoke in you? colorchirp.com 🐦🎨

Crazy how capitalism is leading to climate catastrophe and threatening the future of human life on earth and all these foundations and nonprofits are like 'we're trying to save capitalism!!'

I'm like bruh why you tryna save the enemy??

Today, the Bonfire team is excited to announce our beta release 🔥🎉

We’re aware that Bonfire still needs a lot of work - like ensuring it federates as expected and improving configurability, accessibility and user experience - but that’s the point: we decided to launch at this stage with the intention of building the 1.0 release as a community.

🗞️ Blog post: bonfirenetworks.org/posts/meet

🌈 Signup on the playground instance:
playground.bonfire.cafe

Worker-Owner Workbook: A guide to embracing the worker-owner culture.
(Developed by Co-op Cincy)

static1.squarespace.com/static

*I haven't read this yet, but would love to hear from anyone who has.*

When you buy a vinyl record, cassette or CD, you own it, thanks to copyright law's "first sale" principle. I have real criticisms of copyright law, but at least it's a law, created by a democratically accountable legislature. When you buy a digital download of a song, your use of it is governed by private terms of service, not copyright law.

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We're happy to announce that we just started to work on three new interdependent online resources: the Damaged Earth Catalog, the Permacomputing wiki, and the permacomputing workshop series!

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Damaged Earth Catalog

A growing online catalog of the different terms in circulation, used by communities of practice, in relation to computing and network infrastructure informed by ecological ethics, degrowth, resilience, repair, and minimalism. Currently developed by @l03s as part of her PhD research.

damaged.bleu255.com

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Permacomputing wiki

A new wiki about permacomputing that aims to expose its principles, present and discuss the concepts and jargon required to engage with permacomputing, and maintain a repository of related projects. Currently facilitated by @viznut and @320x200 open for contributors!

permacomputing.net

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Permacomputing in the Arts

A workshop series that will be developed throughout end-2022 and 2023 as an onboarding course for permacomputing practices in art an design. The workshops will be made available as an Open Educational Resource. Developed by @320x200 as part of a postdoc research on the topic.

permacomputing.net/courses_and

#permacomputing #ecology #art #design #technology

Based on the book by Drew Pendergrass and Troy Vettese, this game is such a carefully crafted gem!✨

Play as a planetary planner and decide what we should do about the climate, biodiversity, and human welfare. Can you bring the world safely to a better place?

play.half.earth/

New feature! Version 0.2206.3 brings Gatherings, a way to see events from Patchwork and confirm your participation. Give it a try!
manyver.se/download

The Co-op Cloud Public Beta is here 🥳 🌻 💃

The project is stabilising and more democratic tech collectives are joining in. We've got the full report on the blog coopcloud.tech/blog/beta-relea

A HUGE thanks to all the wonderful people who helped us get this far.

If you're curious to learn more, do get in touch docs.coopcloud.tech/intro/cont

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me after receiving some nice comments about my photo of grilled pineapple

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