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The first joint publication coming out of Varia - Networks of One's Own: three takes on taking care - is available online and can be consulted here:

networksofonesown.varia.zone/

:www_server:

With: @rra @decentral1se @manetta @ccl @entreprecariat @colm Yoana Buzova & Dennis de Bel

📻 Soar and Chill 🔈 🔉 🔊
Great episode of the Phantom Power podcast with Robin James.

phantompod.org/2019/09/27/ep-1

Pour le premier « Bio is the new Black », @eliserigot rencontre @davidbenque
entre algorithmes prédictifs, manipulation cellulaires ré-imaginant Creative Commons et datavisualisation qui tourne au graph-porn.
À 11h @radiofmr et podcast http://cpu.pm

✏️📐 Fournitures de Rentrée 📑🎨
Preparing some Amazon web scraping examples for next week's workshop at ENSCI Paris.

notebook: gitlab.com/davidbenque/atlas-d

Margate-based Open School East launches an open call:

"We are seeking applications from emerging artists, makers, producers, researchers and writers to join the seventh year of Open School East’s independent, self-directed and outward-facing development programme.

At Open School East, we are committed to improving the diversity of our organisation as a whole and building inclusive cultures every day. Therefore we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, generations and sections of the community, both with and without formal training.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 1 October 2019, 12pm

Open evening: Wednesday 18 September 2019, 6-7.30pm"

openschooleast.org/call-out-20

"Financial Music" a review of the "Spotify Teardown" book by Robin James, starting with this great quote.

PDF: drive.google.com/file/d/1EUxB-

duh made another repo set to private on Gitlab, published through Netlify with cross-origin allowed, and serving fonts from there.

community.netlify.com/t/access

@andybroomfield @KnowPresent

How should I serve proprietary webfonts for a static website published with Netlify via Gitlab? I'm pretty sure committing them to a public repo would breach the license...
(please don't advise to not use the font 🙃)

This time next week I'll be starting a workshop at ENSCI in Paris . We'll attempt to map recommendation systems + think about the role of instruments in this mapping.
🗜️,🔭📐🛰️🔬🧪📡

"The goal of the inaugural Open Publishing Awards is to promote and celebrate a wide variety of open projects in Publishing.

Nominations are open for 1 month from August 19, 2019. More information about categories, judging and why we are doing this can be found below.

The inaugural Open Publishing Awards focus on two categories – Open Source Software and Open Content. Judges may decide to break the categories down to sub-categories upon reviewing the nominations and call out projects for special mention in each. "

openpublishingawards.org/

Halt and Catch Fire!

The Open Call for contributions for the Eclectic Tech Carnival 2019, from 8 to 13 October in Athens, Greece, is now online in English (Greek version coming soon).

We are only waiting to be amazed by your ideas, so please get in touch: https://eclectictechcarnival.org/ETC2019/call/

Brexit, Finance 

If machine learning makes a prediction but no rich white guy is there to profit from it, is it still AI?

CfP:

"RE: Infrastructures explores the and of alternative networking practices—new , peer-to-peer connections, offline-first , and community-based .

How can these emerging Infrastructures of Regeneration provide spaces to imagine radically different futures, resist easy co-option by the forces of late-stage capitalism, and work in as plural networks seeking emancipatory change?"

ournetworks.ca/

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