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PhD Status: Online 🌐
Huge thanks to my supervisors Prof. Teal Triggs and Richard Banks, and examiners Prof. Jussi Parikka and Prof. Anthony Masure.

researchonline.rca.ac.uk/4420/

🚀 CryptPad 4.8 is now live on cryptpad.fr!

This release includes early work on document conversions, including:
- Import of Trello boards (JSON)
- Export of Markdown from Rich Text

Much more to come in this area!

🚧 almanac.computer PSA: 100% Planned Maintenance 🚧 

The Quandl API that provided stock market data for Cosmic Commodity Charts has shut down its free tier. (I did scrape everything before leaving so I can re-program the charts 👈😏)

There are a number of improvements that I have been meaning to make to the almanac.computer (e.g. bots, jupyter notebooks, new widgets) so now seems like a good time to pause it after nearly 3 years and do some maintenance and development.

🌝 Back for Samhain 2021🎃 🧙‍♀️📖

promo: new design journal/newsletter 

At the Center for Other Worlds we're finally launching Other Worlds, COW's shapeshifting journal for design research, criticism and transformation. Other Worlds (OW) aims at making the social, political, cultural and technical complexities surrounding design practices legible and, thus, mutable.

What other worlds, exactly? Those that have been traditionally ignored, neglected or silenced in the past, as well as those that are overlooked today: non-Western communities negotiating their own set of values through practice; alternative rationalities emerged in the West but overshadowed by the instrumental reason; technosocial environments blossoming at the periphery of platform empires, semi-visible modes of organization that oppose or sustain official institutions.

OW hosts articles, interviews, short essays and all the cultural production that doesn’t fit neither the fast-paced, volatile design media promotional machine nor the necessarily slow and lengthy process of scholarly publishing. In this way, we hope to address urgent issues, without sacrificing rigor and depth.

OW's initial form is that of a newsletter. Follow this link to find more information and to subscribe: buttondown.email/otherworlds

Do you feel like you have OW same energy? Then, don't hesitate to get in touch!

✅ ❌ ❓ We are seeking feedback on our new Forms application. If you use online forms regularly and/or have tried our Beta https://cryptpad.fr/form/

We would love to hear from you: https://cryptpad.fr/form/#/2/form/view/gYs4QS7DetInCXy0z2CQoUW6CwN6kaR2utGsftDzp58/ (spoiler: it's a form)

🚀 CryptPad 4.7 is now live on cryptpad.fr!

This version introduces the new Form application to collaboratively create surveys and polls. This is a Beta version of the app with more features to be added in the coming weeks.

#JeRecrute (pas moi)

Open Food Facts recrute un(e) développeur(euse) fullstack

CDD de 6 mois, avec perspectives d’embauche en CDI. Rémunération brute de 2200 à 4000€ mensuels selon expérience.

https://fr.blog.openfoodfacts.org/news/open-food-facts-recrute-un-e-developpeur-euse

Watch the videos from this year's Libre Graphics Meeting at

https://conf.tube/video-channels/lgm_2021_online/videos

and don't miss the three Inkscape-related talks by @doctormo , Rania Amina and @ryangorley !

#lgm #artwithopensource #inkscape

📺 🇫🇷 Je ratrape les vidéos de la conférence Faiseuses du Web sur @faiseusesduweb organisée par @maiwann

Au secours, ce site me parle mal !!! (Mais ce n'est pas de sa faute)
sur l'UX writing par @Natouille
aperi.tube/videos/watch/d57003

Designer Militante — Comment j'ai créé le Wiki Trans
par Agathe Mametz @MenicaFolden@twitter.com
aperi.tube/videos/watch/41e857

We are pleased to announce the new open access/ source web ver of the bk , which is designed and implemented by @osp_kitchen. Check out www.aesthetic-programming.net, and make your own web version with new chapters/references/works by forking the repository: gitlab.com/aesthetic-programmi

Wow, this is a cool little experiment that maps a word-vector space to a text adventure space that you walk around in.

https://spinfoam-games.itch.io/rainbow-zero

📢 Open Call: 4th Ginkgo Bioworks creative residency.

MEANING. If DNA is the "code of life," what new perspectives can help us read, think, and make worlds with biology?

- 3 months (Sept. 1st to Nov. 30th 2021)
- $5K per month stipend
- on site (Boston) or remote
- Deadline: July 4th

ginkgobioworks.com/creative-re

#JeRecrute l'équipe de l'ONG dans laquelle je bosse (et les podcasts c'est mon idée. On en a déjà un sélectionné au Pixelache festival avec Clio de notre groupe de travail IQEA sur la rétro ingénierie. Y'a même du @air_pump dedans )

here we are 🙂 https://festival.pixelache.ac/posts/2nd-pixelache-festival-2021-announcement-radio-audio

#ExposingtheInvisible project is looking for a short-term, part-time #podcast producer to help create podcasts on topics around #investigation. Find out more and apply by 5th June!

https://tacticaltech.org/news/call-podcast-producer/

I will introduce Cascade, a live-coding prototype I am working on, today 5PM UTC+2 on the livestream of libregraphicsmeeting.org

🚀 CryptPad 4.6.0 is now live on cryptpad.fr!

This version increases overall stability and addresses many minor issues. No major new features as the team is busy with initial work for our upcoming Forms app.

"We need to get involved in the casino layer of the web, but to turn it into a social, political, and economic liability, not to fix it and make it work for us. We all have to do things we don’t like or don’t want to in capitalist society: this is very different to actively promoting and shilling for capitalism."

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