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I'm looking to commision a UI designer to help design the 250x122 bitmap interface for my e-ink public transit timer. Send me your rate sheet and let's talk!

@320x200

You can also look at https://shadowproof.com and there is a lot of stuff over at birdsite. Also for anyone who has reservations please read Nils Melzer interview in the exberliner https://www.exberliner.com/features/julian-assange-trial-2020/nils-melzer-assange/ I am worried but not so surprised at the lack of mainstream media attention of #Assange, but I did expect more from Mastodon.

If, like me, you have been unable to follow in real-time the hearings currently taking place, then visit Craig Murray's blog to catch up and read his thorough and detailed daily summaries. These are not short pieces, but fairly long and complete reports about what is being discussed, presented, and challenged during the sessions, going in details of the anomalies and tactics used by the prosecution.

Currently no mainstream media, even those who present themselves as independent, are covering the hearings in any serious fashion, if at all.

Regardless of what you think of Assange and it is important that what is being discussed there can circulate as much as possible. Many things are being debunked, and overall, the outcome of the hearings for potential US extradition will have dramatic chilling effects on future efforts to publish such documents.

craigmurray.org.uk/

Starting August 2020 I decided to cut the amount of my hobbies a bit and refocus to just some of them. It's because when you do too many things at once, you don't do any of them properly. As I always considered ZX Spectrum, the activities and people around it to be the centre of my life, I started with that. So right now the czech ZX Spectrum scene has again a diskmag after almost twenty years ( http://restore.zxm.cz - czech only). Then I patched the Prometheus assembler to work on BSDOS but without the DMA (it's already released on demodisk with the Speccy 2010 clone firmware v1.2.8 - https://github.com/mborik/speccy2010/releases). I also managed to get the last Spectrum I didn't have yet - the +3. Several more things are in progress...

>new academic year will be a mix of onsite and online education tailored to everyone's needs

me and my colleagues be like:

Today and tomorrow, some freshly graduated students will present at the wild state in as part of an programme created and hosted by the Universität für künstlerische und industrielle Gestaltung.

The presentations are streamed online:

@pedrosaclout Tactical is an online republishing platform that exists in both the clear and dark web, exploring topics such as anonymity, paywalls, archives and provenance through digital watermarks.

@estragon Syster Papyri Magicae is a web-based project that unfolds the phenomenon of exclusions in male-dominated tech environments, aiming to discuss and activate feminist practices that respond to this issue.

@r1ta Networks of Care offers a collection of user guidelines for you to browse, dissect and analyse. Delve into the conversations with different members and find useful templates, resources, and experiments. Let’s explore the networks of care generated together.

Full scheduled at ausstellungen.ufg.at/wildstate

If you can't attend but want to check out the projects, visit collectiveioning.xpub.nl

Dear US-based people, my book is now available oversea. You can find it at, among others, Artbook, Printed Matter and also, ahem, Ama*on.

- artbook.com/9789493148161.html
- printedmatter.org/catalog/5657
amazon.com/Entreprecariat-Ever

more info --as well as the pdf of the full book- here: monoskop.org/log/?p=21718

future: junkers and librists 

in the future there are two major camps of techno-radicals: junkers, and librists.

librists -- actually, libre-ists -- believe in ethical works from the ground up. they operate far-flung rare earth repositories and small-scale manufacturies which produce artisinal computers. wood finish, decent transistor count, moddable, open source. in many ways: the dream of open hardware.

junkers take what exists. the logistics of producing electronics are slow at best and critically unreliable the rest of the time, so junkers repair machines left by the capitalists. it's shit tech made shittier by age, but there's plenty of it so at least you never run out of spares.

"that's comcast tech," a librist says with disgust.

"zero net waste op," the junker replies dismissively.

Chuǎng: "journal analyzing the ongoing development of capitalism in China, its historical roots, and the revolts of those crushed beneath it." chuangcn.org/about/

I found a 1985 vintage Daisy Wheel recently. It's basically an electric typewriter (sans keyboard) with a serial port. I have no docs but it seems to have similar guts to an old Atari printer which has PDFs floating around. It's enough that I have sorted out how to print all characters, and tweak the vertical and horizontal pitch.

art is fun but I decided to make graphics... by typing lots of periods. I dig it. It has a kind of offset dithered look:

This Friday at 17:00 CEST I'll join AAA Software Collective and Jonas Frankki to talk about video game utopias and playable political satire. You can watch and chat with us here ->

disruptionlab.org/fridays

Great opportunity to work with the @PublicDomainRev@twitter.com (of which I'm proud co-founder 🥰) as editor/researcher/writer. Applications by 8th September. Please share with friends & colleagues who might be interested. More details here. 👇🏽✨ publicdomainreview.org/blog/20

Last chance to enroll in the for refugees and asylum seekers, in Ghent, Belgium.

KASK / School of Arts Ghent and Kunstensite vzw offers a course in Open Design for refugees and asylum seekers currently staying in Belgium. The course program focuses on Open Design as a technological and as a cultural, artistic and critical practice. The course method is based on co-creation and peer learning, and puts an emphasis on new media literacy.

This 10-week course is open for refugees, asylum seekers but also “sans papiers” and people who does not have easy access to higher education. The course accepts a maximum of 15 participants. Candidates should apply by sending some background information about themselves (see register). Our common language is English. There is no tuition fee, participation is free of charge. We can support your travel expenses to the course and also the lunch between morning and afternoon classes is covered by the course.

More information here:
opendesigncourse.be/

Podcast about interesting digital democracy developments in Taiwan.
A Microsoft employee interviews Tiawans non-binary Digital Minister, a free software activist, who rigged up networking so discussions could be displayed outside during the 2014 sunflower movement occupation of the parliamentary building

https://your-undivided-attention.simplecast.com/episodes/the-listening-society-yZ1PBlPF.
@douginamug

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