I feel like I’m missing this from ye olde paper and pencil days.
“Memory/narrative. Given the importance of strategy and grand strategy in anarchist cybernetics, functionality in an alternative digital platform to support long-term planning, for example through facilitating a narrative- or memory-focused layer to communication and organising, would be essential. This would entail a shift away from the short-term stream-centred approach of mainstream social media, where users experience content as isolated posts with little relation to what has come before them or what will follow them.”
— Anarchist Cybernetics
— Grey Walter
God is Change! I feel like I should read this soon.
Any other suggestions?
"It is relatively straightforward to optimize transportation or the collection of recycling but more difficult to optimize volunteering, knowing neighbors, or creating local capacity to take care of people in a crisis."
"Many formerly squatted-in buildings emerged into collective ownership and some, like K9, where one of Freifunk’s founders lived, embraced radical principles of common governance."
"These buildings could have dozens of apartments, and at K9, apartments were inhabited in rotation so that all building residents would have an equal chance to live in the larger or more beautiful spaces."
— Undoing Optimization: Civic Action in Smart Cities