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The Energy-Price-Point of Digital Fabrication systems for building the tooling for Infrastructure Co-operatives has fallen through the floor over the last 25+ years.

I'm currently looking for partner-founders to start a co-operative for doing this.

If you know anyone interested, please put them in touch. :D

@humanetech
Yeah, this have happened with me before. I DMed someone and then later they deleted their account and moved on to a different instance. Now I can only see the messages I sent, their reply is gone.
@feditips

@futureisfoss @feditips

> Don't use [DM's] for anything sensitive

In addition don't use DM's and expect them to hang around as an archive of past conversation.

If people you DM'ed with clean up & delete messages on their side, they also disappear from your inbox, breaking the conversation threads.

It can be really confusing if you are not aware of this.

book give away, boost ok 

Got "OpenGL Shading Language 3rd edition" from 2010 to give away. Just DM me and we'll get the arrangement

Brexit reduced the geographic area on which UK citizens have the automatic right to live, work, study and retire reduced by over 90%.

#Brexit #UKPol

With thanks to the original tweet from twitter.com/unlit_uplands

Boost this if you want to be part of an explicitly anticapitalist technology liberation movement.

Today’s Small Is Beautiful will be broadcast from its usual address (small-tech.org/small-is-beauti) and you can also watch it on our new Owncast server at owncast.small-tech.org (hosting courtesy Eclips.is by OTF & Greenhost).

Using Site.js (sitejs.org) you can now set up your own Owncast server with these two commands:

# Install Site.js
wget -qO- sitejs.org/install | bash

# Set up production server
site enable --owncast

#SmallTech #SmallWeb #SiteJS #Owncast #SmallIsBeautiful

This is among the most important media files I have saved on my computer.

don't stress yourself with hypotheticals, stress yourself with the here & now!

@pettter @humanetech @matro @activitypub @zap Where's a good place to read more about early days IRC and moderation?

HackThePlanet launch is next Thursday, 22nd. :D

While it's being run by a UK org, it's open to global entrants,

sa.catapult.org.uk/events/live :D

@Ephaemera I've stickied the important ones. The rants about safety come off the cuff whenever something happens (such as an NBA player getting hit by a car and media calling it a "cycling accident" which I heard the best retort from Slate which was "Calling this a cycling accident is like calling being bit by a shark a swimming accident")

If you’re running a well pump or other significant equipment this is about the size you’ll need: 8,000 running watts. Starting watts refers to the amount of power the generator can put out for a short time, generally when starting motors. For a generator this size “portable” is relative, since it weighs 200 lb.

Talk to your neighbors. Talk to your friends. Form a tenants group. Start a community playgroup or babysitting coop. Start a buying club.
Plant radical ideas at the center. At the start.

Create an accompanying study group. Enshrine a space for radical self-critique.

Care for one another. Good food, manageable speed, human scale.

Protect each other and what you've built -- from cops, from liberals, from the state, from private capital, from non-profits.

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