Reading Informatics of the Oppressed. Looking at historic experiments in informatics from Cuban socialism and liberation theology for redistribution of informational wealth. Think I came across it via Panda.

Taken together, these two historical moments can help us imagine new ways to organize information that threaten the capitalist status quo— above all, by facilitating the wide circulation of the ideas of the oppressed.


In Capital is Dead, really liked reading Wark say how that to understand the current informatics-based forces of production, comrades with technical knowledge are needed to collaborate with those with the theoretical knowledge. I feel like I sit in the space between theoretical and technical where I could have something useful to contribute here.
I’ve been reading through ‘s articles on his PKM system. . It’s of great interest to me because I really respect Ton’s views, and I’m keen to see where it might help me reflect on my own system. Ton tries to avoid silos and lock-in, and has recently been able to move much of his system to plain-text and , and I think many of the methods would translate to org-mode, if I wanted them to. Thanks Ton for sharing it in such detail. https://www.zylstra.org/blog/2020/10/100-days-in-obsidian-pt-1/