Our hackerspace's new location was scheduled to open few months ago, but Shanghai lockdown left it abandoned for 3 months straight.
Vines have grown into the space, through gaps in the window.
https://signalsfromtheedge.org/lunarpunk-solarpunk is a really interesting take on #solarpunk and #lunarpunk :
"Focus on solarpunk for too long, you lose sight of who you are for the greater good of the society, and if you focus on lunarpunk for too long, you become isolated and disconnected from others."
Also a few really interesting notes on the dissonance in the current Solarpunk stories as utopias set in the post-Solarpunk (post-revolution) world.
So, @edri is looking for creative writers:
We all need good, positive narratives. If you write, apply!
I finally published the fist short story from my #GliderInk project: "Someone Like You" written in collaboration with the wonderful Ana Sun.
It should help people understand - why do hackers want to modify existing technology? - in a very human way.
Finally posted my review of #SolariseCon2022 .
It was a decent opening volley, and I look forward to seeing if there are any ongoing after-effects.
Building on the interest and momentum will be key.
Read my review here: https://solarpunkcanuck.ca/2022/06/review-solarise-con-2022/
A small writeup on #solarisecon #solarisecon2022 , our #solarpunk conference: https://alxd.org/solarisecon-2022.html#solarisecon-2022
Well, #SolarriseCon2022 is all wrapped up.
There were definitely some interesting parts. Some panels were more entertaining than others, some were more applicable than others, and some were more capitalist than others.
As a fiction-focused Con, it played out pretty well. I'll have to do a bit of a write-up on it a little later this week at https://solarpunkcanuck.ca/ .
The main question is how to keep the conversation, and the movement toward a #solarpunk reality, going?
That's something that we'll have to look at more thoroughly.
Our #solarisecon is over and all the recordings are up!
You can see them at http://solarisecon.org/ for the YouTube - and PeerTube is coming up tomorrow (we had some server problems).
Again I'd like to thank everybody involved, all our moderators and panelists, as well as @milan for all the help with PeerTube!
SolariseCon Event Schedule
SolariseCon: Seeding Solarpunk Futures
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Real #Solarpunk Technology
7:00 CDT - 9:00 BRT, - 12:00 UTC - 14:00 CEST
Empowering Future Communities
8:45 CDT - 10:45 BRT - 13:45 UTC - 15:45 CEST
Is Solarpunk Just Another Style?
10:30 CDT - 12:30 BRT - 15:30 UTC - 17:30 CEST
What’s Holding Us Back from a Better Tomorrow?
12:15 CDT - 14:15 CDT - 17:15 UTC - 19:15 CEST
In his essay “Innovation Starvation”, Neal Stephenson defined a “hieroglyph”: a fully thought-out picture of an alternate reality with some innovation, with coherence and internal logic. A symbol, visual language and a narrative trope all at once, like Asimov’s robots or cyberpunk prosthetics. We automatically know what kind of story to expect seeing a neon-filled city on a rainy night - and descriptions of societal inequality in a futuristic setting bring out very specific pictures in our mind.
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
Krakowskie Biuro Festiwalowe ogłosiło Solarpunkowy Konkurs Fikcji Klimatycznej: http://miastoliteratury.pl/wez-udzial-w-solarpunkowym-konkursie-fikcji-klimatycznej-dla-dzieci-i-mlodziezy/ !
Do napisania 5 stron realistycznego sci-fi o zmianach klimatu i o tym, że wciąż możemy mieć nadzieję na lepsze jutro. Termin do 24go lipca!
Jeżeli szukacie pomysłów, rzućcie okiem na zahaczki pod https://solarpunk.edu.pl/2022/05/24/zahaczki-i-pomysly-na-opowiadania-solarpunkowe/ :)
Programmer, hacker, educator, activist and a wannabe writer fascinated by how technology is portrayed in culture - and how that affects human lives.
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