Politics is not just for the mid-terms! If you have been energised/radicalised and are looking for some way to continue helping, ProgCode (join.progco.de) are a group of progressive coders and non-coders, working on tech for political change.
You don't need to be a coder to join, there's lots of ways for people of any background to help out, just fill out the registration form and get involved!
My own project, Wobbly (21st century worker's power), has been massively helped by ProgCode
Work your way up
This happens a lot, the innovations in political and social organising happen on the radical left, and then a few years later they're picked up by the radical right.
I have a volunteer opportunity!
A friend of a friend is the program manager for www.lincolnfamilies.org
. It's a really good cause: helping underprivileged kids in the Oakland area not fall further behind due to missing school during COVID.
they're looking for someone to do some (pro bono) app development.
(I wish I could do this myself, but app development isn't one of my skills and I'm busy with other volunteering)
Contact me for details if interested.
Non-POSIX file systems
Operating systems and file systems have traditionally been developed hand in hand. They impose mutual constraints on each other. Today we have two major leaders in file system semantics: Windows and POSIX. They are very close to each other when compared to the full set of possibilities. Interesting things happened before POSIX monopolized file system semantics.
Behold! Spider-Dog-Worm Theory! Thanks to my comrade and colleague @NormalPopsicle for assistance making it, and the original idea in the first place.
Cooperative technologist, Code-Operative.co.uk, Wobbly.app
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