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Only 1 week left to enjoy Youtube Annotated videos...

https://waxy.org/2018/11/a-tribute-to-youtube-annotations/

 

"Without the efforts of the workers the company would not have value so the idea that the workers and owners ought to be the same cohort has a great deal of attraction."

https://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2019/1/233510-a-people-centered-economy/fulltext

 

Finally! a way to re-platform your Google+ data before the April 2019 shutdown.

https://gplus-exporter.friendsplus.me/ exports to Wordpress, Blogger and other places. Hoping that this allows for communities to transition to new hosting or for individuals to go

 

I started selfhosting my Known instance at https://1500wordmtu.com

The folks at withknown.com are nice, but their focus isn't on end-users these days and I need to get this on SSL, plus would like to use more plugins. [And if all goes well this posts to my social.coop mastodon account!]

 

The @worldbrain Memex system is working well for me. Full text index of all the pages I visit. Injects search results in Google/DuckDuckGo. Recommended.

 

Before there was Commons Clause or Affero the University of Minnesota Gopher team tried to license the server code with carve-outs for non-commercial use.

http://www.nic.funet.fi/pub/vms/networking/gopher/gopher-software-licensing-policy.ancient

 

I don't know much about co-ops and education. But this is an interesting development:

https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/24/google-opens-its-g-suite-for-education-to-home-school-co-ops/

 

Wired UK with some good coverage of the movement including @resonatecoop

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/the-tech-cooperatives-changing-the-way-startups-do-business

 

Hi German folks! Please vote out racists like @c_lindner. I'd rather be mistaken in my mentions for singer @patricklindner_.

https://www.politico.eu/article/christian-lindner-german-liberal-fdp-angela-merkel-leaders-bakery-ta...

 

Fantastic performance tonight in San Francisco by @dessadarling@twitter.com She's a fabulous performer and member of Doomtree Collective. Here's a thoughtful interview from 2015 about Doomtree's unique path to success:

http://www.minnesotabusiness.com/dessa-ceo

 

Reading "The World of Knowbots" from "The Digital Library Project". circa 1988
http://www.cnri.reston.va.us/kahn-cerf-88.pdf

 

Thievery Corporation's Treasure from the Temple is on Resonate Coop:

Click through from https://thieverycorporation.com/treasures/

Give it some mutual aid :) If you're a member it's a good album, if you're not a member plz sign up!

xpost: https://social.coop/web/statuses/99893173661512731

 

Cleaning up my Xmarks bookmarks so I can import them into @pinboard before they disappear forever. Interesting look back at the default bookmarks that came with Safari/IE etc.

https://helpdesk.xmarks.com/bookmark-manager-basics/import-and-export/

 

Get ready for GDPR with avocado and sprouts on whole grain bread (aka California Style)

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB2182