@squeakypancakes yes, but if you say "copyleft" and "copyfarleft" a lot of people don't know there's anything technological around it, it's just some Creative Commons thing. Adding "open source" extends the meaning.
FLOSS communication is a hard thing to do well :S
@squeakypancakes why would that be? I'm one of the people pushing Solarpunk to acknowledge hackers - and to acknowledge that it's not only capitalism that's the problem, but also who's creating the technology.
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.
Have you heard about FLOSS version of Meetup.org, https://mobilizon.org/en/ ?
My friends have just launched a #solarpunk game about sustainable technology on Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/radicalzz/noongk-game
Check it out!
I just remembered Ebocloud, a wonderful book I read a few years ago: a #postcyberpunk / #solarpunk vision of community-oriented transhumanism, a social network created to give people the sense of belonging and create healthy communities.
I can really recommend it.
Idea: in order to be considered a full-fledged vision of the future #solarpunk needs to encompass several subcultures. It needs to allow for conflicts inside, people with very different visions. How could a Solarpunk #transhumanism look like and how would it work with, how would it clash with local de-growth movements? What about globalisation vs localisation of education? Those things will not vanish overnight.
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!
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
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