Our conference, solarisecon.org/ is happening tomorrow 14:00 CEST on YouTube and PeerTube!

Join us for four panels of artists, writers, filmmakers, technologists, activists and educators discussing how to imagine a better - and realistic - tomorrow in face of climate change!

The art below is CC-BY-SA Comando Jugendstil

Nigerian High School Anime 

Have you ever wondered how would set in a realistic n high school look like?

Manny Edeko, a Nigerian in Texas is creating concept art for such a series. You can follow him on the : twitter.com/manny_oe

If I'm ever organizing a panel on representation of Global South in art, I'm inviting him as well as q1r0z.artstation.com/ :)

below copyright by Manny Edeko

On the 28th of May I'm co-organizing solarisecon.org/ , a short and free conference with discussion panels on technology, infrastructure, art and narratives! Feel free to join us, we'll have QnA sessions with experts!

We'll have lots of FLOSS people, Appropedia, Global Innovation Gathering and more!

In search of something relaxing to do away from a computer and not as eye taxing, last year I started some small pieces on . It's a beautiful tiny synthesizer with incredible capabilities.

This is one of my first arrangements - I need to come up with a good ending for it, but otherwise I really like it :)

No title yet, it'll be on CC-BY-SA once I finish it.

CoAct, a Citizen Social Science organization is having an open call for proposals on Gender Equality research - up to 20kEUR per grant.

More info at coactproject.eu/opencalls/

I got a portrait from one of my mid & high school cybersecurity students from Austria, Larissa Marbler!

If anyone is interesting in my Cybersecurity & Fake News curriculum for high schools, it's at slides.com/pawelngei/cryptopar and slides.com/pawelngei/understan

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!


What's the most you know?

My pick would be Legacy: Life Among The Ruins ( ufopress.co.uk/our-games/legac ) - 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 ! Day 3 (29.12), 13:30, Art&Play Stage!

An awesome panorama by James McKay ( engineering.leeds.ac.uk/staff/ )

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!

Is there any speaking ? I would like to contact twitter.com/munashichi/ , the author of some extremely famous Solarpunk art and commission something on for everyone to use.

Sadly, he / they don't reply to English emails and tweets.

I would like to propose a new topic for : Stop Calling It a Cyberpunk. Anyone from who knows how to push this proposal?

I was looking for and I found this awesome CC-BY-SA-NC piece by David Revoy: davidrevoy.com/article201/fant

(thanks to <CalimeroTeknik> for showing me that!)

Coming back home from I wanted to introduce an awesome Creative Commons artist to you: Lisa "Mullana" Schmidt to you!

You can read more about her at mullana.de/ and tapas.io/mullana . She tweets under twitter.com/mu11ana .

The picture below is CC-BY-SA-NC 4.0 :)

Just gave a hackers / lightning talk at ! Hopefully some more Congress people will get interested in the genre! :)

Photo by Thomas Olsen

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