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Tomorrow and Tuesday, the Computing within LIMITS workshop takes place.

I'm presenting a paper based on a discussion on Mastodon, started by @calcifer about terms related to sustainability and computing. I'm starting with a discussion of 3 historical terms from the 70s, rooted in anarchism, anti-technocratic critique and human-scale technologies, after which I dive into LIMITS related and grass roots terms, ideas and their associated practices.

Link to paper: computingwithinlimits.org/2021

Lurk instance is well represented, @rra is there, in paper session #3, with a discussion on degrowth and ICT, focusing on Low Tech Magazine's design choices and most importantly, why it sometimes goes offline:
computingwithinlimits.org/2021

Many thanks to @solderpunk @neauoire @viznut and @calcifer for their kind contributions!

14 - 15 June, from 16.00 - 20.30 CEST

computingwithinlimits.org/2021

@l03s @calcifer @rra @solderpunk @viznut I read the paper this morning and it's great, it was enlightening, it helped me create a mental distinction between perma tech, collapse tech and adaptation tech.

Looking forward to tomorrow! Good luck.

Will there be a public stream of the conference? I'd love to have it on in the background tomorrow.

@emma I am not sure... It wasn't announced so I don't think so. If there is, I'll post a link :)

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