Do you have *strong* opinions about free software licenses -- that you'd like to respectfully share & discuss with other license aficionados? We have just the CFP for you! #CopyleftConf Feb. 3rd in Brussels, https://2020.copyleftconf.org/program/call-for-proposals
Your #router is important equipment because it connects your devices to the internet. However, many Internet Service Providers in Europe are imposing their specific routers to customers. The #FSFE helps you to become active for #RouterFreedom!
I' now view venture-funded vs. bootstrapped as just as important a distinction as proprietary vs FOSS.
VCs invest in companies that they think will either 1) fail or 2) as 10× as big. No one can grow 10× by organically growing their current user base with a good product—they have to change *something*. And those changes frequently harm/abuse current users.
h/t @schlink re: Wire
I canceled my monthly donation to this instance since I have moved over to using my own @liaizon
can this account just stay here? I still care about social.coop just need to have less internet expenses. I let some domains expire this year for the first time ever!
@mattcropp my other account got a notification from this account 17 hours after I posted it. something is up.
> Anarchism used to be bursting with utopian imagination. We need to get that visionary impulse back, and then get it to work creating things.
One thing I feel is a big contributor to burnout is being too focused on the "anti" aspect of left struggle. Being anti-capitalist, anti-racist, etc. Obviously, being those things is good, but defining yourself too heavily by being the antithesis of the status quo is an exhausting endeavor. Try to direct more energy to the post-capital restructuring, and anchor yourself on what you believe in as well. Universal access to material security, education, healthcare, etc. A better world is coming!
social.coop is looking for volunteers for its admin ops team:
I think it will be an opportunity to meet and collaborate with other co-op members as well as learn how platform cooperatives work at a very practical level. See you there?
I didn't realize you (@vmatekole) are in Berlin till I just saw your post about running a cafe here. Would love to come check out your cafe. I was looking through the Loomio cause I was wondering what was going on with the tech ops team thing and then realized I hadn't interacted with you over here in the fediverse yet. are there other #socialcoop folks in #berlin you know of?
@wakest is my other main account tho I have like 100 so; distributed identity problems.
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