@aral I really wish that I could spend all my knowledge, time and energy on floss softwares as a web dev. It tried it both individually and collectively but I couldn't even pay my very cheap rent. So I'm back again working to death to another meaningless start-up.

It's sad to see that "we can" but we can't.

Say a warm welcome to @oyamelis. It's her first fediverse account!

@sexybiggetje Actually I always hated play store as it was putting icons of all applications I install. I prefer to put only things I use most to my home screen.

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Incoming!

"What defines a solidarity enterprise is the presence of unity converted into an economic force, not just the mechanical adoption of a cooperative model of organization or some other specific type of association."

@geosocialcoop and #CooperativeEducatorsNetwork will soon start publishing Luis Razeto's manual: How to Create a Solidarity Enterprise.

@luisrazeto
#SolidarityEconomy
#Cooperatives

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The popularity of Wikipedia article about #workercoops seems to be going up a lot - last month was by far the best month since records began!

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I work in IT which is the reason this house has:

- mechanical windows
- mechanical door locks
- no Alexa/HomeKit/Google
- no Internet connected thermostats, lamps, or whatnots
- a dumb TV
- wall switches for lights

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Thanks to leaps forward in web security, the advice to avoid open WiFi is out of date and not applicable to most people anymore. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/why-

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Is anyone asking for the "5g revolution" other than the goverment and ad-companies?

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solar panel question 

How do you find out the place to put a solar panel when there isn't an obvious way?

I have a bit of a garden, but it is not facing south really.

Any tips and tricks ?

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RT @baekdal@twitter.com
We need to bring back floppy disks as a metric of how big a web page is. I just visited AdAge, and their pages are 15 MB in size ... or about the same size as Windows 3.11.

To see one article (with ads), you are downloading the equivalent of an entire operating system. ;)

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@Elmkast

I also wish the environmental movement would celebrate its victories instead of being all-negative all the time.

Like, this: "Deforestation declined a whopping 70% from 2004 to 2012. It has risen modestly since then but remains at one-quarter its 2004 peak."

That's an amazing achievement! Why have I never heard about it? Why aren't we all talking more about what strategies worked so well from 2004-2012 and how to replicate them elsewhere?

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Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. - Eleanor Brownn

Is there a way to block a user in .im ? A bot is inviting me to a room. Once I reject it, it invites again.

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Tips for Bicycle Workshops wanted.

Our large co-op housing projekt (250 pers.) is working on a(n almost) car free mobility concept.

An important part of this is the Bicycle Workshop. I'd be glad to hear of your experiences of what did and didn't work with your community workshop.

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The lack of revolutionary potential in most existing co-ops is one of the many reasons why cooperative/collective economic projects should already incorporate an inherently anarchist approach at the founding level, and options for long-term horizontal scalability via federation with politically & structurally compatible projects shouldn't be an afterthought.
Worker co-ops shouldn't be isolated. Instead, they should have the clear potential to be integral parts of a bottom-up needs-based economy.

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imagine paying for paying with money

this post by credit card industry

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