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3 rules:
- Reduce Harm
- Increase Good
- Grow as much as possible that does not violate the first two rules

If any rule, law, societal structure, person, or religious teaching violates these principles, correct them.

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Hi #SocialCoop, I'm a PhD student in computer science (doing programming languages research) and some kind of libertarian socialist. I've been living in #Paris for almost a year, but I'm moving back to #Boston soon. I'm new to participating in cooperatives, but have some background in labor activism and organizing.

some assorted interests:
#anarchism
#socialism
#coops
#politics
#ecology
#municipalism
#programminglanguages
#typetheory
#rust
#freesoftware
#RPGs
#tabletop #gaming

#introduction

3 rules:
- Reduce Harm
- Increase Good
- Grow as much as possible that does not violate the first two rules

If any rule, law, societal structure, person, or religious teaching violates these principles, correct them.

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@descartez This got me thinking about solar-powered community FreedomBoxes serving the digital communication and collaboration needs of communities in remote areas which have only intermittent electricity and internet access.

Inspired by a #freifunk video.
youtube.com/watch?v=BxFpY2tsPt

#solar #freedombox

After hearing about Mastodon, all I wanted to do is create an instance that only runs on . Any suggestions for that could run a full time?

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@descartez Apparently these people are selling this Chinese bike scheme to the US. As a friendly shitposter from a location commonly known as China, I'm glad to tell you, this is what this scheme finally turned out to be...

Also, I am desperately resisting hacking the bikes. I'm not a skilled hacker, but I'd love to test their vulnerabilities.

I'm debating the ethics of using a system that's . I like the idea of not having to worry about using my own bike and just picking one up (I need a new bike lock, which prevents me from parking it), and having that flexibility. But the company has been doing some shitty stuff in and I'm not sure I want my money going to them doing that. It's not a lot of money mind you, but still annoying. Thoughts? For reference, the company is LimeBike.

Hey y'all, I'm new to the whole solarpunk (and mastodon) thing, but I'm happy to be here! V interested in programming and technical solutions to achieve solarpunky results. I'm a maker/developer by habit and by trade, so ways to improve people's lives using tech is a genuine concern. None of the usual libertarian, "tech will save us from ourselves" bs, please. Tech is useful, but ultimately subservient to our ideologies.

Sunbeam City 🌻

Sunbeam City is a solarpunk instance.