@Johannes_ernst at dazzle.town asked me about people’s willingness to sell their social media data. Interesting question, so I wrote this brief literature review for Dazzle’s blog: “Will consumers sell their personal data, and for how much?”

My article, “Depending on Other in the : Navigating Holistic and Prescriptive Building in a Decentralized Social Network” was just published: hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:

It’s part of a collection of essays, titled “What Would Ursula Franklin Say?” Ursula Franklin is a huge influence on my research, so I’m honored to be part of this great collection. Read all 17 articles at reprisingtherealworld.hcommons


Presentation at NTT Communication Science Labs’ open house:

“Why do people hesitate to use contact tracing apps?: Social factors influencing adoption of COCOA” youtube.com/watch?v=VMi44YhdMr

My first research talk in Japanese 😅 (has English subtitles)

A small victory: An hour after we sent a cease & desist letter to 's legal team on Oct 21 regarding their failure to publish up-to-date source code in compliance with Mastodon's AGPLv3 license, they have uploaded a new version.

That is not all that we demanded in the letter, but it is nevertheless a victory in upholding the AGPLv3 license of our project, and a signal to those who doubt that we are willing to show teeth to those who ignore it.

More context: blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/07/

Encountered a whole forest of new ideas and ways of thinking during @dcwalk_‘s session about social transformation and decentralized infrastructures. Thanks to my groupmates and everyone for sharing

University of Toronto News published a nice profile about my work. I talk about my dissertation research and how the movement can teach us about building and maintaining a more egalitarian internet: utoronto.ca/news/re-decentrali

Excited to be speaking at Civic Tech Toronto's hacknight this evening. I'll be talking about . Event starts at 6:30 meetup.com/Civic-Tech-Toronto/


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