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@ton @SHD_Berlin @jgmac1106 @chendricks @katebowles @dadegroot @lauraritchie @Tdorey @sleslie Hoping many of you might attend @IndieWebCamp Online 3/9-3/10 indieweb.org/2019/Online we can all hack on tools for learning with blogs (on an IndieWeb version of untappd...might do that instead)

RT @peterganten@twitter.com

Die chinesischen und die amerikanischen Plattformen sehen den Menschen nicht als souverรคnes Subjekt, sondern als Objekt, das mit Hilfe von Technik vorhergesagt und optimiert wird. Das war in dieser Woche Top-Thema bei der FAZ. Hat mich sehr gefreut! faz.net/aktuell/das-beste-von-

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/peterganten/status

"There is no trust in a world where anyone can invent their own definition for #OpenSource, and without trust there is no community, no collaboration, and no innovation." So true, way to many companies tries to trick you today by pretending, that Open Source just mean that you can see the source code. That's neither Open Source, nor #FreeSoftware, don't get fooled! opensource.org/node/966

Bernard Lietaer, 1942-2019

Via Michel Bauwensโ€™ FB profile I heard that Bernard Lietaer has died today. The former Belgian central banker, Euro-architect, hedge fund manager, and very active alternate currencies champion. I have learned a lot from his writings. Iโ€™m taking his passing as a trigger to (re)read his books. His arguments on how to create abundance and [โ€ฆ]

I'm giving a talk on #OAuth at #OReillySACon tomorrow! 3:50pm in Sutton North. I'll have books and cat stickers to give out afterwards too! https://conferences.oreilly.com/software-architecture/sa-ny/public/schedule/detail/75121

The alt-right is disgusted with platforms like Patreon, and is trying to create its own decentralized alternatives. It's doomed to fail - and Patreon etc are in the right. Here's why.

werd.io/2019/patreon-and-twitt

Gave a brief presentation on as resource for citizen science at the Koppelting conference in Amersfoort today. zylstra.org/blog/2019/01/koppe

A new leak site, Distributed Denial of Secrets, is about to publish 175GB of leaked Russian emails and documents from "politicians, journalists, bankers, folks in oligarch and religious circles, nationalists, separatists, terrorists operating in Ukraine" thedailybeast.com/this-time-it

โ€œJust install Linux on itโ€ is the โ€œjust change the engine of your carโ€ of tech.

Not everyone is a mechanic, not everyone wants to be a mechanic, and, if we want a world where freedom is the norm, we must stop expecting everyone to become a mechanic.

Note: this is not because these people are too dumb to be mechanics. Itโ€™s because theyโ€™re brain surgeons and space-shuttle pilots and they have three kids and they care for a loved one and they donโ€™t have time to also be a mechanic.

(East) Londoners! Iโ€™m on a panel about ethics in design on Monday night. Come say hello if youโ€™re going to be there. Tickets are free, but it looks like youโ€™ll want to be there nice and early to get a seat! itsnicethat.com/news/spotify-d

RT @kentcdodds@twitter.com
You ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ it's ๐’ธ๐“Š๐“‰โ„ฏ to ๐˜„๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ your tweets and usernames ๐–™๐–๐–Ž๐–˜ ๐–œ๐–†๐–ž. But have you ๐™ก๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™™ to what it ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ with assistive technologies like ๐“ฅ๐“ธ๐“ฒ๐“ฌ๐“ฎ๐“ž๐“ฟ๐“ฎ๐“ป?

My First Open Street Map Edit

Today I made my first Open Street Map edit. Open Street Map is a global map, created by its users (which includes lots of open government geographic data). My first edit was triggered by Peter Rukavinaโ€™s call to action. He wrote how he wants to add or correct Open Street Map data for a location [โ€ฆ]

What is Digital Literacy?scholars.spu.edu/digitallitera
First set of responses posted - contributions from @Bali_Maha @dajbelshaw @digisim @sheilmcn , Debbie Schachter, and Chenjerai Kumanyika. Link to contribute on the blog.

Public Domain Day Is Finally Here!.

Copyrighted Works Have Entered the Public Domain Today for the First Time in 21 Years: openculture.com/?p=1059485 t.co/DDetCRTt78

How apps on Android share data with Facebook...

At least 61 % of apps automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment people open the app, whether they have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not.

privacyinternational.org/repor

#FuckFacebook #FuckAndroid #SurveillanceCapitalism

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