A lot of Manchester’s public land is turning into privately-owned unaffordable luxury flats.
I studied Evolutionary and adaptive systems way back when, and its nice when various themes of my life link together.
This is a great article in @compost on the role of the client-server model in the enclosure of the digital commons, and how peer-to-peer can punch some cracks in the big tech pavement.
I think there’s some space for reflection on the other aspect of the article, the use of nature analogies for technological concepts. I like them (e.g. digital garden) but I think need to think about what they might hide or distort, too.
She discusses some of the problems in electronics supply chains, and the general anti-union and anti-organising practices of tech firms.
cooperatives retreat from the direct struggle between workers and owners to instead build worker-owners.
Not sure I get it… thoughts?