@powersource it's similar, but with much improved, with more examples and more coherent thesis

My talk "Solarpunk, Cyberpunk, Popculture: technological narratives tl;dr" will premiere on HOPE2020 this Monday 27th of July 15:00 CEST / 11 EST!


My talk "Solarpunk, cyberpunk and popculture: Technological narratives tl;dr" got accepted to HOPE2020 ( hope.net )! I'll give it online between July 25 and August 2 this year!

I'm slowly planning to start a blog focusing on . Telling real stories, especially from the Global South in a 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?

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#privacy #libre

Plot Economics


A very over-intellectualized, but extremely important text on how we're losing plots and during a plague - and how it's a good moment to reinvent them.

Great chance for communities.

A lot of countries are talking about sustainability, sick leave and social infrastructure. We can build on that!

I'm reading articles like medium.com/@joschabach/flatten 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 if took all the cliches and creatively remade them?

with farming tools instead of katanas.

rigging a new antenna for their community.

who knows who in the world works on a similar project.

@wolf480pl @saper

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?

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.

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.

Regarding , I got a reply from ArtStation saying that they won't collaborate for less than $25k. Well, I think that's out of the question, we'd need to work with smaller outlets. I'll try Behance as well.

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