@powersource it's similar, but with much improved, with more examples and more coherent thesis
My #solarpunk #cyberpunk #popculture talk from this year's #hopeconf is available at https://livestream.com/internetsociety3/hope2020/videos/209149752 :)
My talk "Solarpunk, Cyberpunk, Popculture: technological narratives tl;dr" will premiere on HOPE2020 this Monday 27th of July 15:00 CEST / 11 EST!
@michcio It will be on YouTube a week later :P
I'm slowly planning to start a blog focusing on #solarpunkReporting. Telling real stories, especially from the Global South in a #solarpunk way, seeing hope and patterns we can learn in the West in them.
I'm thinking going with a stand-alone blog and a medium.com mirror for bigger reach.
Do you have any recommendations, anything I should look into?
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
CryptPad v3.15.0 has been released and deployed to https://cryptpad.fr. In addition to improving our server's scalability we've fixed a lot of bugs and added a few cool new features. See the release notes on GitHub:
A very over-intellectualized, but extremely important text on how we're losing plots and #narratives during a plague - and how it's a good moment to reinvent them.
Great chance for #solarpunk communities.
A lot of countries are talking about sustainability, sick leave and social infrastructure. We can build on that!
I'm reading articles like https://medium.com/@joschabach/flattening-the-curve-is-a-deadly-delusion-eea324fe9727 and I'm thinking: in Europe the virus might be bad, but in the US it may decimate tens of millions of people. Scar the whole society, a few generation, scar the whole culture, induce a societal PTSD.
Am I right to be terrified of that?
What would happen if the world reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to the coronavirus?
Konsultowałem z tłumaczami (stąd Martyna w creditsach), którzy zaopiniowali, że jest to jeden z aktywnych sporów w języku polskim.
Mnie samemu lepiej brzmi -a, więc tak zostawiłem.
Możecie przetłumaczyć któryś z innych Solarpunkowych tekstów i będziemy się prześcigać na ilość źródeł, jak dobrzy wikipedyści :D
@314 Derp. Thank you, updated. Seems 3 pairs of eyes are not enough.
@saper Zastanawialiśmy się nad tym, ale jako, że wszyscy używają "Cyberpunka", "Solarpunku" brzmi bardzo... obco.
Finished translating Solarpunk Manifesto to Polish!
I realized we don't really have a word for "sustainable" in Polish, the closest being a "balanced development". It's not "maintainable" either, so we came up with a new word: "trwalny", aligning more with "lasting" than anything else.
@RedGlow Thank you for the recommendation! Any word on English edition?
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.
In the digital network age, the difference between fascism and freedom will be decided by who owns and controls the means of communication. Is it to be corporations (and by extension, governments) or is it to be us: individuals?
If we lose this one, the 2030s and 2040s won’t be like the 1930s and 1940s; they’ll be like the 1930s and 1940s amplified by the full destructive power of a hundred years of exponential increase in technological capability.
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