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
Well, it's 40 minutes until the deadline for the radical engineers expression of interest, and I've written nothing. Time for a frenzy of writing, in which I predict that this tech project will "create workplace unions that are ten to a hundred times more powerful than at present"
Do I mean 10-100 in that passage? Or do I mean 10^100 ? You'll have to give me volunteer developer time to find out...
Dualistic on the left, non-dualistic on the right. The left has an internally coherent understanding of reality (represented here as a beautiful 3D donut), but it's not as rich as the real thing. The right is not internally coherent, but their representations are part of the donut, and therefore as rich as it.
I'm reading an article about problematic halloween costumes, and one of the examples used, alongside "indian chief" and "mexican", is "samurai ninja".
I've never heard that one before. Is it japanese people who would be upset if a white person dressed as a ninja? Because from reading some quora answers, the japanese-americans seem to think it's as offensive as dressing up as a medieval knight or King Arthur or something
Cooperative technologist, Code-Operative.co.uk, Wobbly.app
Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.
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