CoTech Community Call #3

originally posted on medium Community Call + Newsletter == Network Coordination? We held our third CoTech Community Call (January and February write ups), and the first item on the agenda was to talk about the call itself. Since the We Are Open Co-op sponsors the call and I’m kind of busy, I wanted to know […]

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CoTech Community Call #3

We are all patients and carers

originally posted on medium On March 9, the year of our Lord 2018, Mr. Mathers and I traveled to the Royal Infirmary at the Edinburgh University campus to run a Thinkathon hosted by the Usher Institute. The night before we had prepared ourselves with a thorough review and copious discussion of the Agenda. We had […]

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We are all patients and carers

Planet 4 is a Software, not a Design

originally posted on medium In the latest Engagement Community Call two provocative agenda items drove the community — organisation — tech discussion: , the first “We suck at International Campaigning” and the second “Is the Greenpeace brand dying?” I formulated these agenda points to address an issue the Planet 4 team (and Greenpeace more broadly) has long been aware of, […]

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Planet 4 is a Software, not a Design

CoTech Community Call #2

originally posted on medium 2am in the Bar at Wortley Hall On Wednesday we had a small, intimate CoTech Community Call. With five co-ops representing (in the first call we had at least double, with multiple attendees from some co-ops), our hour long community call was a much more in-depth discussion about the CoTech network itself. […]

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CoTech Community Call #2

CoTech Community Call: Episode One

originally posted on the We Are Open Co-op publication A couple months ago, I helped facilitate the annual CoTech Network meet up at Wortley Hall. When I realized that the network was a crazy bunch of crazy fun chaos, I suggested that a community call would help keep folks up to date with what others […]

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CoTech Community Call: Episode One

Mess with the dynamics: January Co-op Days

originally posted on Medium   Last week the members of the We Are Open Co-op got together. As per usual, we crashed into Bryan’s family’s lives to meet and talk and make and work during our biannual in-person meet up. Over the last two years, we’ve talked often about expanding the Co-op. As we’ve navigated […]

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Mess with the dynamics: January Co-op Days

Supporting the collective: Co-ops, CoTech and Anti-capitalism

For a while now, since realizing that co-op values and principles and open source ones overlap quite extensively, I’ve been noticing something interesting capitalism (or just our Western culture?) tries to convince us of. It involves a pseudo-humanist state of mind, and I can’t quite figure out where or how the norm is established. We […]

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Supporting the collective: Co-ops, CoTech and Anti-capitalism

Announcing the passbolt Community Forum

originally posted in the passbolt publication on Medium I’ve mentioned in this big internet thing that the co-op is doing a bit of work for passbolt. So first, let me introduce what passbolt is — passbolt is an open source software that does password management for teams. Instead of telling your colleague your password so that they […]

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Announcing the passbolt Community Forum