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@rra brilliant. I’ll keep an eye out for more.

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Phone Relief 1993 ad teaching important lessons on gender roles and hands-free phone usage.

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Using the Amaroq client app on my phone, and never get to see any notifications (even though they’re allegedly on), hence always missing out. Anything I’m doing wrong, apart from using an iPhone in the first place?

@endomain just saw this and didn’t want to miss the opportunity to give it a 10/10.

#xpub #hell 

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If anyone is lurking in London on the 25th of July, MayDay Rooms are organising a scanathon of documents belonging to the People’s Planning Unit, City Limits Magazine, Arts and Recreation Department, Police Monitoring and Research Unit, Women’s Committee. 💥

maydayrooms.org/whats-on/

@anglk printing will stop as soon as our free printing privileges stop, which is soon 😬

“Onno en ik zijn allebei wel een beetje nerds. Dus bedenken hoe je dingen kan optimaliseren vinden we gewoon leuk.”
Meal replacements have arrived in Rotterdam, I warned y’all.

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UPSETTING SETTINGS - XPUB 2019 🥳🤖
12-13.07.2019 + + !
UBIK, S/ASH GA\\ERY in

Upsetting Settings presents graduation projects initiated by Alexander Roidl, Alice Strete, Angeliki Diakrousi, Joca van der Horst, Natasha Berting, and Zalán Szakács. The concept of this exhibition arises from the idea of the default setting, a situation in which a specific mode of interaction is selected automatically, pre-configured to work out of the box without the need to tinker with its underlying apparatus. Every system comes with default settings predefined by its creators, and most of the time, these settings remain unchanged by us, the users of such systems. These defaults do not represent our needs but are possibly the materialisation of biases from the system's makers, from corporate or political interests, from a society at large. The projects engage with the concept of default modes and propose interventions in their core structure/source/root so as to start thinking collectively about better places from which to begin. You are invited to become root users, active listeners, smart speakers, intentional eaters, counter trolls, sensorial spectators!

Grad projects overview: project.xpub.nl
Full programme: project.xpub.nl/README19.NFO

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***fundraising***

, a cooperatively-run bar in , that has been a strong support for the political arts scene of the city & grassroots organisation, is turning into an autonomous social center.

indiegogo.com/projects/macaz-a

Due to my current high-stress period of time and lack of appetite, I find myself surprisingly engaging deeper with my research in that I’ve slowly become an easy target for precisely the products I’m advocating against.

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I am very happy to announce that the new issue of the Pervasive Labour Union zine, 'Fed Up!', is finally(!) out and can be consulted here: ilu.servus.at/category/13-fed-
Many thanks to contributors @eliotberriot, @Gargron , @decentral1se, @entreprecariat (and indirectly @rra and @fcr), @pip Julia Janssen, Inge Hoonte and Louisa Bufardeci, Gui Machiavelli, and Martin Schotten.

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