It just occurred to me that there is no such thing as #SurveillanceCapitalism, it's just #Capitalism doing what it's always done in different ways. I mean you can look at it as People Farming on the one hand. On the other, it's just companies like #Google and #Facebook getting free labor from us to create a product for Advertisers. As if this was the first time Capitalists have exploited people for their voluntary labor under false pretences. *cough* #MLMs *cough*
How about a Funkwhale for ebooks? Is repurposing Funkwhale a viable project you think? Ebooks are media too. 🤔@eliotberriot
#Akira is basically Sketch for Linux. We need it! I backed it. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alecaddd/akira-the-linux-design-tool
@mattcropp I'm curious, do you spend your time in coops or "meta coops"? I'm looking into synergizing local coops in my area while founding one of my own.
I'll be at #FOSDEM. I'm interested in go-fed (AP in #golang) and getting folks writing #ActivityPub extensions into decentralized but federating spec-owning authorities. Who wants to meet up at FOSDEM? I would like to make sure to block out specific times to meet with folks to have these sorts of discussions.
Doesn't have to be 1:1 discussions either.
”They bring in new members and more participation, but what if they also enshrine charismatic leadership? The digital party seems a step forward from the hollowed-out neoliberal parties of the past decades, but do they also reflect some negative tendencies of the tech economy?”
🎙Check out the Aufhebunga Bunga podcast! (In english) https://aufhebungabunga.podbean.com/e/60-party-time-online-ft-paolo-gerbaudo/
Is there an open source iOS Mastodon client with the user experience quality of Tootdon? For example, Amaroq is _not_ cutting it. #LazyWeb
Put emerging technology to work as leverage in the next wave of struggles over power, commons and autonomy.
Invite-only Mastodon server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!