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I'm an based software engineer who thinks co-operatives might be a better way to make a living, looking for like-minded collaborators.

Interested in P2P Foundation ideas, Rethinking Economics, member of

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PSA Fedi Admins Show more

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Fediverse surveillance instance: Fedichive Show more

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Today is the 200th anniversary of the #Peterloo massacre. On 16th August 1819, 60,000 people gathered peacefully in St. Peter's Field, Manchester to advocate for parliamentary reform when cavalry charged into the crowd, killing 18 people and injuring 400-700. It is one of the defining events in British radical history.

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Carole Cadwalladr exposed the dark money behind the campaign and is now being sued by Arron Banks in order to shut her up. She is building a team to help her, and we can help too.

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UKIP have a new leader:
Dick Braine.

Seems about right.

#politics #UKIP

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"The #Edinburgh Festival is a spectacular exercise of lies, hype and profiteering. An occupation by cunts, for cunts. It's not something done by Edinburgh, it's something that's done to Edinburgh."

There's No Edinburgh in the Festival

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You know those people who say things like:

"Oh yes, well I'm into cinematic post-rock at the moment"

"I'm digging the Brazilian death metal scene"

Now you can have a clue what they're on about:

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RT @gretathunberg
Here is a short, simple summary by @KevinClimate on why UK “net zero” 2050 target is far from enough.
Please read and share.
Sending a signal that strong action is being taken when not nearly enough is being done, will most likely do more harm than good.

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Surprise! #Google

"Google admits workers listen to private recordings from around your house

Google claims listening to recordings is 'critical' to improving its AI voice assistant"

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a simple terminal UI for docker and docker-compose, written in Go with the gocui library

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Austin Software Co-ops is having an online discussion with authors of Enspiral's 'Better Work Together' book on 7/3 7p CT

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According to WP, pepper spray is classed as a Category D Weapon (offensive weapon), in France, if the container holds 100ml or more.

The containers used by the French police look like they hold considerably more than 100ml.

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Peaceful climate change protesters are pepper sprayed by French police on a Paris bridge, yesterday.

#ExtinctionRebellion #XR #police

Re-living 80s trauma Show more

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#SocialCoop meta Show more

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@mayel maybe you're a bit of an ActivityPub expert now?

Do you know if it's possible to firewall a Mastodon instance runnning on a VM such that it can't federate?

Whilst leaving all the docker/apt and other networking stuff working, ideally.

(This is for testing.)

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