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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 edinburghhacklab.com

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@nicksellen all power to you. I've been a professional volunteer for 20 years, living a life of voluntary simplicity, funded by a drip-feed of social welfare benefits. I admire anyone willing to do stuff like this. But the results are in. There aren't enough of us willing or able to do this stuff for the digital commons to outcompete the corporate #datafarms. New strategies are needed for supporting the commons tech workforce.

@bhaugen @wu_lee @mike_hales @protean

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Something by the way of a refreshed

Before this instance there was mstdn.io/@RunningInCircles and before that social.tchncs.de/@RunningInCir

If you have come across those and see me here, you may or may not notice subtle changes.

I shared this healthymultiplicity.com/loonyb with my OH 2 days ago.

It is not *exactly* me, but closer than I can articulate at the moment. Good enough.

My tribe is dysfunctional at the moment and in need of remediation.

Cont...

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The Tories were desperate to divert media attention from the story about a 4 year old boy with pneumonia, left on the floor of a hospital, with coats for bedding, because there were no beds available. This story was real.

Kuenssberg, Peston, Usherwood & Brand were only to willing to assist. In their rush to report first, they didn't perform *basic* journalistic checks. Fake news personified.

#media #politics #FakeNews #Tories #Labour #GE2019

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So, Laura Kuenssberg, Robert Peston, Theo Usherwood & Paul Brand all reported an unverified story that Labour had organised a fifty strong mob to descend on Matt Hancock, at Leeds General Hospital, and that his aide was punched.

Only, it wasn't true. The fabrication came from unnamed Tory sources.

A prime example of the mainstream media as an adjunct to the Tory press office.

#media #politics #FakeNews #Tories #Labour #GE2019

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So happy to be here! Here's my : I'm a lifelong social justice activist and Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs from the UK, currently involved in several initiatives that are transitioning into co-ops. I'm becoming very enthusiastic about co-ops and worker-ownership models as a way of democratising the economy and keen to meet like-minded people, exchange ideas, and help contribute to the movement! I'm also a big fan of decentralised social networks!

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I'm building a decentralized social media app, planetary.social/ , based on secure scuttlebutt, not mastodon/activitpub and i'd love to share it with people here who are interested in helping me alpha test it. #ssb #scuttlebutt #decentralized

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[EN] Hi! I'm trying to connect 💞 to people who regularly talk or post here about #spirituality, #meditation, #PersonalGrowth, and other non-scientific-materialism subjects, events related to these, etc. I'm having a hard time finding this content on the Fediverse. Any one here? Please also boost 🙏

[ES] Hola! Estoy intentando conectar 💞 con gente que hablen o publiquen por aquí regularmente acerca de #espiritualidad, #meditación, #CrecimientoPersonal y otros temas no cientifismo-materialistas, eventos relacionados con esto, etc. Apenas encuentro nada por aquí el fediverso... Hay alguien ahí? 😉 Por favor, impulsa también este mensaje 🙏

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Polish scientists have released a colony of one million cannibal ants that were previously trapped inside a Soviet nuclear bunker.

The ants have not been seen since.

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Handy repository of template rejection letters to respond to recruiter inquiries citing specific unethical practices for different Big Tech cos. So far contains letters for Amazon, Facebook, Palantir and Uber.

github.com/nycdsa/tech-rejecti

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Laser-Based Audio Injection on Voice-Controllable Systems
Light Commands is a vulnerability of MEMS microphones that allows attackers to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice assistants, such as Google assistant, Amazon Alexa, Facebook Portal, and Apple Siri using light. In our paper we demonstrate this effect, successfully using light to inject malicious commands into several voice controlled devices such as smart speakers, tablets, and phones across large distances and through glass windows.

lightcommands.com/
#Security #Hacking #Cloud
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offtopic; climate politics 2/2 Show more

Petitions often don't work so well, but here's one for the UK Government to

"Convert fossil fuel subsidies into subsidies for renewable energy"

petition.parliament.uk/petitio

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First Citizens Assembly in Scotland is Live right now! ➡️ youtube.com/watch?v=yJdmoequ4d

100 randomly selected Scots will be meeting over 6 consecutive weekends to deliberate on Big Topics and submit reports to parliament: citizensassembly.scot

This is huge news! 🎉 #sortition #CitizensAssembly

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#psa You should probably stop using Startpage.com as a search engine.

#Startpage appears to have sold out to a company called "System1" who are a "pay-per-click behavioral ad company"

techrights.org/2019/10/16/star
github.com/privacytoolsIO/priv

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