Life is busy as of late, so this roundup is a little spartan. But still, read on for some interesting things at the intersection of ecosocialism and ICT.  As always I’m sharing articles and thoughts on the problems of , the positive actions of , and a look at the systemic side of things and how we can transition from (digital) capitalism to (digital) ecosocialism.  My interest is from the angle of – expropriating information and communications technology from and returning it to the people.

1. Systems

I’m still interested in as an approach to grappling with digital ecosocialism and how to transition to it. The qualitative system dynamics model used in was built using a triangulation process from individual models. I’m reading more about that in .

For a qualitative system dynamics model of digital capitalism, digital ecosocialism and the transition from one to the other, one might triangulate from a bunch of different existing models that are out there related to digital ecosocialism. Such as:

A new one for the mix that I came across:

It’s perhaps a bit less defined than some of those previous models, but interesting nonetheless, and with a Latin American slant, so a good perspective to have.

2. Problems

Some problems from digital capitalism recently in the news. To help map them out, I’m tagging them with some of the criteria I in my OU research.

3. Actions

Philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.

– Karl Marx

Some latest news on concrete actions that are part of an ecosocialist ICT movement.

4. Inputs

Finally, a few other things I’ve been reading, listening to, and watching that are adjacent to the topics of ecosocialism and ICT.

4.1. Reading

4.2. Listening

5. Until next time

That’s it! See you next month. Until then, you can find latest streams of thoughts over at my website.

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