A talk with a really nice introduction to platform cooperatives: youtube.com/watch?v=4OXhOXULEb

Not perfect (mentions blockchain :S ), but a good way to get people's interest and validate that it's a thing you can think about in a business context.

A great social dimension for

Reading an essay about the fediverse from a couple of years ago and it’s making a distinction between technical and social privacy that I think is useful

A lot of vital information is kept hidden behind paywalls, behind $100 to $500 annual subscriptions.

A lot of vital information is held on sites that aren't GDPR compliant, and rather than just *not fucking track me*, they straight up won't serve IPs from my location.

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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.

A great summary of the nature and problems of and and how it re-centralizes the internet by promising decentralization:


Also, some good thoughts about how to design a better Internet and better technologies in general.

@petros Their crowdfunding does, but contacting the authors right now is a pain :/

@lilletale Thank you, but which one? :D There are multiple CC licenses! CC-BY-SA? NC? ND?

I created a list of 22 communities and story hooks for anyone who would like to tackle a realistic conflict in their vision of a better future!


Stop Firefox from sending keystrokes to Mozilla:

* Menu > Settings > Privacy & Security
* Scroll down to “Address Bar - Firefox Suggest”
* Disable “Contextual suggestions”
* Disable “Include occasional sponsored suggestions”

Or switch to LibreWolf: librewolf-community.gitlab.io

Do you happen to know where I can find the exact Creative Commons license used by the hackitat.com/ movie? It's not on the webpage, in the credits or the Indiegogo.

@victorhck thanks!

It affects both my email client and their webgui. I keep getting "A temporary failure occurred on mail server imap.mailbox.org during login for alxd@alxd.org. Please try again later." error.

After a few days and logs pasted they admitted there's a problem, but no one has any idea when they'll fix it :/

For the past three weeks I've kept having problems with mailbox.org - at multiple times I can't log into imap.mailbox.org or their webmail.

Have you had any experience with them or these outages?

I started a ticket for that, but they just blame my wifi.

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/

BookWyrm is a Fediverse alternative to GoodReads.

They've just opened their onboarding site at:


("Onboarding" is when you make it as easy as possible for people to join something.)

BookWyrm and its instances are currently still in beta testing, but you can join now if you want to try it out. Instances marked as "closed" mean you can join but you have to request an invitation.

#FediTips #Fediverse #GoodReads #BookWyrm

@sirmacik well, I have all of the published ones on paper.

Classics? Le Guin's Dispossessed.

New? Climate-focused? L X Beckett's goodreads.com/en/book/show/432

Anthologies? Solarpunk Summers, Winters, Sunvault, Wings of Renewal, the Weight of Light and everything listed under goodreads.com/group/show/71259

Ping me if you want more.

@wouter Thank you! Are you aware which of these has more opportunities to join some real-life projects though? How supportive are they towards their students?

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