The disaster capitalists are at it again
"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. "
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/
📢 Open Call: Very Large Works
Deadline: Oct. 1st
Just got reminded of this piece, one of my highlights of the Brexit saga of doom: How the brexiteers made millions by shorting the pound on Brexit night, how patriotic!
+ the role of Farage in the pump & dump as he appeared to concede defeat at first and made the fall even steeper when the real results came in. (which he knew thanks to his mate's private polls).
Can't decide if I'm more mad at the thing itself or at how under-reported this is e.g. by the BBC.
"RE: Infrastructures explores the #collective #care and #maintenance of alternative networking practices—new #protocols, peer-to-peer connections, offline-first #computing, and community-based #governance.
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 #solidarity as plural networks seeking emancipatory change?"
Tired of reading the word "#artificialintelligence"? Then this firefox add-on is for you.
2. Browse any page that talks about AI
3. Enjoy the read
or if you are more than tired (i.e fed up) this addon may suit you better instead (but disable the previous one first)
[en] #Diffu is a Free Software allowing authors to publish all kinds of texts or articles and to aggregate the reactions they generate on social networks, especially through #ActivityPub such as #Mastodon, #PeerTube, #Pleroma, #PixelFed, #Funkwhale, #Hubzilla, #GNUSocial ...
Diffu is a kind of free and federated alternative to #Medium or other applications that are not always easy to install.
To develop it, we launch a crowdfunding campaign
ReToot are welcome 😉 !
Are you a UK-based artist? Do you have a climate-related project idea? Do you want to get paid to develop it? Do you want me to have your back on the tech side? Apply for a winter residency at Watershed (where I work, starting July 1): https://www.watershed.co.uk/jobs-opportunities/2019/07/watershed-mayk-winter-residencies
The Beeswarm plot turned out to be more or less what I needed. One axis constrained, one with collision.
This is a level of #dataviz failure I may be willing to live with.
L'école d'été Relearn 2019 en 3 points sur une courbe. Prochain épisode à Bruxelles les 21 et 22 juin. Deux jours pour débrouiller ensemble de nouveaux outils de mise en page. Encore quelques places et jusqu'au 15 juin pour s'inscrire avec firstname.lastname@example.org. Yüup!
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