- I also serve our English masters, I keep their precious trains running
- Are you happy keeping their trains running?
- Happy? I don't know, but I'm good at it.
- I dream of hunting in this jungle of metal and asphalt. I imagine my true form leaping from beam to ledge to terrace roof until I am at the top of this island. Until I can growl in the faces of all the men who believe they can own me.
Love, Death & Robots - "Good Hunting"
Debian bullseye release planned for 2021-08-14, what will happen in the last weeks up to the release. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2021/07/msg00003.html
We freed the core protocols of networking and the source code of a large chunk of operating systems and applications over 20 years ago. Yet we failed to break free from the gravity of the app, and now we're back on a worst-of-1980s-cyberpunk-future freefall back into the event horizon of permanent neofeudal corporate systems lock-in.
Something went wrong in our calculations about what "freedom" is and how to get there.
We gotta break away somehow before it all collapses into Actual Fascism 2.0
this is a great video illustrating how media uses language to obscure what's happening in Palestine
Petrol bombs and barricades - Anything to have our say. Consequence of no choice at all - Empires rise and empires fall. It’s time to flip some coins and it’s time to turn some tables. [...]
Sabotage will set us free. Throw a rock in the machine.
Alexandra Elbakyan (creator of Sci-Hub) | Open knowledge: A silent revolution in science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc4nw7ripb0
In this interview conducted by @ntnsndr, Stacco Troncoso (founder of @guerrillamediacollective and the DisCO model) explains how the DisCO model works and how it challenges norms, both in familiar workplaces and in techno-utopian visions.
You can listen to the interview here 💚 ✨ : https://disco.coop/2021/02/if-i-only-had-a-heart-accounting-for-care-work-in-organizations/
Countries blocking lifting of patents on life saving vaccine patents are the true Axis of Evil. As the pandemic continues to ravage the world, new and deadlier variants of covid are emerging. Protecting IP protection over millions of lives is ghoulish.
One take: "The development of commons-public partnerships as an alternative to the established public-private, following the Preston and Evergreen models, with DisCOs facilitating:
a. Municipal service provision for local economies.
b. FLOSS-built and open licensed, common-pool civic knowledge resources.
c. Practical workplace education on feminist economics, the commons, decentralized technology and the ethical market sectors offered by participating DisCOs."
--The Disco Elements @disco_coop
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