Our non-profit has an org domain name, so we’ll have to evaluate the options. As you say, we have to decide whether we can let it go, even if we wanted to, as someone else might pick it up and leech off our reputation.
‘On his way to exile, he wrote that he is “very grateful to the solidarity of the people, brothers from Bolivia and the world who reach out with recommendations, suggestions and expressions of recognition that give us encouragement, strength and energy. They moved me to tears. They never abandoned me; I will never abandon them.”’
Ursula K. Le Guin’s daily routine. ⏰
At IWC in Dusseldorf in May, I managed to break my old website. I broke it, while I was trying to fix it, so that I could export all my old posts, and import them into Known that runs this site. Turns out updating a site with code written in 2003-6 from PHP 5.x to 7.2 can result in a number of thi…
Using speculative fiction as a means for exploring alternative economies, and then engaging economists with it as a reality check, would make for some great conversations.
I enjoyed Four Futures by Peter Frase as something that looked at the overlap of sci-fi and possible economic futures.
Even the hatred of squalor
Makes the brow grow stern.
Even anger against injustice
Makes the voice grow harsh. Alas, we
Who wished to lay the foundations of kindness
Could not ourselves be kind."
To Posterity, Bertolt Brecht
Yeah maybe you shouldn’t write recipes for the cookshops of the future, but it’s nice to think about all the lovely cakes that will be available.
Hi there, just letting you know I’ve moved my blog to mblaney.xyz/blog. Please follow me there! Here’s a copy of a post I published there earlier today:
I wrote a post back in July called IndieWeb Goals, which hoped to have more updates soon…. and here we are in November!
Oh well I don’t feel t…
I’ve enjoyed reading your blog the past 6 months and have learned a lot from it. Here’s to the next twelve!
It was triggered by this article suggesting a change to Marxist theory to incorporate the solidarity economy: regenerationmag.org/marxism-and-the-solidarity-economy/ (only scanned this but seems a bit.. bold. Marx misunderstood his own system, ima fixit)
Smash capitalism or erode it? Not exactly a new point of ideological contention.. interesting though to see solidarity economy explicitly critiqued.
The WordPress IndieWeb ecosystem has enabled me to be a fully-fledged citizen of the IndieWeb. Everyone who has gotten it to where it is now is awesome! 🎉
Really enjoyed it… but can’t spend this much time on it for the next 29 days