Since my blog tagline for some time was a "Solarpunk Hacker", I began playing with some solarpunk and hacking symbols to create a logo. An early draft:
I like that it represents both Open Source, a sun, dynamic arrows and a person silhouette in the middle. Lots of symbollism.
My talk "Solarpunk, Cyberpunk, Popculture: technological narratives tl;dr" will premiere on HOPE2020 this Monday 27th of July 15:00 CEST / 11 EST!
Have you heard about The Story Engine by Peter Chiykowski? http://www.storyenginedeck.com/
Together we made a free app to generate your own story prompts deck: https://cardcreator.storyenginedeck.com/
You can read more about it at my blog: https://alxd.org/the-story-engine-card-creator.html#the-story-engine-card-creator
My pick would be Legacy: Life Among The Ruins ( https://ufopress.co.uk/our-games/legacy-life-among-ruins/ ) - a post-post apocalypse where you rebuild the society, controlling both a single character and their faction. About few years pass between each session and you're encouraged to play generations of characters, seeing as previous choices influenced today.
I will give my talk "Technological Narratives: Solarpunk, Cyberpunk, Popculture" at this year's #36C3 ! Day 3 (29.12), 13:30, Art&Play Stage!
A nice #solarpunk panorama by Blue-Hearts licensed CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0
Properly researched comparison of a few password managers: 1Password 7, 1Password 4, Dashlane, KeePass, and LastPass.
An awesome #Solarpunk #art panorama by James McKay ( https://engineering.leeds.ac.uk/staff/216/James_McKay )
It's not Creative Commons, but as he writes:
"You're welcome to use it, but note there are various other people using it as well (and it has also been used for the cover of a book www.unlockingsustainablecities.org ) - I hope it inspires as many people as possible"
Keep in mind that he organizes a Solarpunk Art competition I mentioned in my previous toot!
I was looking for #CreativeCommons #solarpunk #art and I found this awesome CC-BY-SA-NC piece by David Revoy: http://www.davidrevoy.com/article201/fantasy-landscape
(thanks to <CalimeroTeknik> for showing me that!)
Coming back home from #35C3 I wanted to introduce an awesome Creative Commons artist to you: Lisa "Mullana" Schmidt to you!
The picture below is CC-BY-SA-NC 4.0 :)
European colonialism left Africa with a lot of standards unadjusted to local needs.
Dress codes of schools all around Sub-Saharan Africa require young girls to have straight hair. The problem is that Africans have naturally curly hair, requiring lengthy and expensive straightening, putting a burden on poor families and enforcing white beauty standards.
Mugethi Gitau gave a great talk about it: https://re-publica.com/en/session/politics-natural-hair
I just found out that most of the youtube radio animation loops I kept seeing in the last months are a work of one brilliant artist: Juan Pablo Machado - http://jpmachado.art/en/about/
Coincidentally, they would be absolutely perfect for #GliderInk
Added to moodboards.
Image copyright by jpmachado
As probably the most socially experienced member of the 'space she loves communities and working together. Sadly, some of the hackers refuse to respect non-programmers, and she's "only" a competent sound engineer.
Amanda fights for #feminism and wants to show people the regenerative anarchism.
She's emotionally mature, sex-positive and open to talk about it. She wants to be a protective "big sis" for Suz and introduce her to adult life.
#Monopoly for millenials
"Forget real estate: you can't afford it anyway."
It's a real thing. #capitalism pretending it's aware of itself.
They are working on open hardware gynaecological tools and emergency kits, trying to decolonize a medical field which wasn't created _for_ women.
Their blog: http://gynepunk.tumblr.com/
There's a scientific paper about them: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14680777.2016.1218353
Photo: Paula Pin / Creative Commons
While I'd like to limit how much visually dark themes there are, this one is marvellous.
For more, check out the moodboards: https://pl.pinterest.com/alxd7156/glider-ink-comic-inspirations/
CC-BY-SA Alicja Wilkowska
Programmer, hacker, educator, activist and a wannabe writer fascinated by how technology is portrayed in culture - and how that affects human lives.
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