For those who enjoy frequent engagement with library systems in some form and/or have intimate knowledge of structuring digital files, we invite you to join us (@simoon and @manetta) during the Hold & Release Partyline (on Friday 10 + Saturday 11 of June at Varia, Rotterdam), where we will rethink library software, starting from Calibre. Can knowledge be held and released simultaneously? Subscription details and more information can be found here: varia.zone/en/hold-and-release

Education Tech 🤝 Advertising Tech

Damning report from Human Rights Watch about the surveillance economy that is built into online learning tools

https://www.hrw.org/StudentsNotProducts

A new HRW report finds that an overwhelming majority of online learning products endorsed by 49 of the world's most populous countries during the Covid-19 school closure were risked or actively infringed on children's rights.

#StudentsNotProducts

https://www.hrw.org/StudentsNotProducts

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New Design Congress is looking for a Video Editor and Freelance Translators for immediate start to work with us on
THE PARA-REAL: Finding the Future in Unexpected Places

Applications close 06.06
Please RT!

🎞✂ simplysecure.notion.site/Call-

🗣💬 simplysecure.notion.site/Call-

Videogrep 2.0 is out!

Here's a tutorial about how you can use it to automatically make supercuts on the command line: https://lav.io/notes/videogrep-tutorial/

opportunity in academy

boosts appreciated! :boost_requested:

werkenbijhogescholen.nl/vacatu

tutor in commercial practices at WdKA, art academy in Rotterdam, Netherlands

The job description is quite generic, but here is a list of relevant topics/subjects that are relevant to this position:

-art and design practices in relation to degrowth and collapsology
- system thinking and ecological economics applied to art and design practices
- alternative (micro)economic systems/models in art/design/publishing
- collaboration, cooperation and collective practices within microenterprise and coop
- (post-)free and open source software, hardware, and licensing
- resilient and less extractive computer technology and networked infrastructure
- creative design with extreme material, carbon and energy constraints
- collective care, work and labour ethics in the creative industries
- transition, circularity and beyond, gambiarra and repair culture (engagement and critique)
- multi-, trans-, and cross-disciplinary projects beyond the cultural sector

Heard this morning on a podcast ad: "proprietary zero-knowledge software"

= we have zero-knowledge about how you do zero-knowledge = you might as well have full knowledge

Studio + accommodation + 1000€

"The Studio in Residence 'Year of Climate Care' is a collaborative call for artists from NASUTI festival Slovakia and the Impact Academy (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) in Austria. We are looking for one emerging international Artist or Artistic Researcher who targets in their work or research the climate care objectives and who also reflects this year’s festival theme of WILDERNESS."

yearofclimate.care/en

Any sufficiently advanced technology is insufficiently documented

Inkscape 1.2 is available! Learn more about this major release and get the download link at https://inkscape.org/news/2022/05/16/inkscape-12/. Don’t forget to spread the news to friends and share gratitude to the supporters and contributors who have made this powerful software available to all. Draw Freely! :inkscape: 💓

I'm starting a small call for entries for a yet-to-exist 'zine on tech for resting, being lazy, letting be, and having a break. Share wide and far.

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For the first Fallow Zine, la Jachère is interested in contributions about the following topics, but not limited to them.

- Lazy tech or tech for the lazies
- Tech that falls into place, fits, is just enough
- Tech for rest, pause, have a break, take a breath
- Tech for preservation, of the status quo, of energy, of a moment, of equilibrium

More on jache.re/notes/call-fallow-zin

- Deadline: 21. June 2022 (more or less… deadlines are thresholds to play with)

Thanks to a cute lil script @aj wrote, my profile now shows the song I'm ! It fetches the latest every 30 seconds from the API. My verified links also carried over :) it's a cute little hack, like for Mastodon :)

Learn how to do it here: ajbooker.co/lastbio

Make sure to check in with your admin before doing it! (Are you ? Do you have good relations with your admin? Have you ever spoke to them? You might want to, they're your host on this corner of the internet after all.)

@web3isgreat

3. has been on every single podcast there is to be on in the last 3months
4. amazing work

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post.lurk.org

We are an instance for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.

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