Interesting view from Paul Mason at #MeaningConf that legal systems, free markets, and governments are all basically autonomous systems or AIs made of humans and paper.
We've got the ball rolling on the first on-demand Library of Things (in York, UK). Delivered by bike. A world first? facebook.com/lotyork
However, now stuck on how to cover the cost of incorporating the cooperative (~£400) to then put together a Community Share Offer. Hesitant to use the typical crowd funding platforms. Thoughts anyone?
Miatta Fahnbulleh at #MeaningConf: “at the rate we’re depleting topsoil, we may only have 60 harvests left”
Holy shit, that phrasing brings it home hard.
Clare from #ExtinctionRebellion just ended her #MeaningConf talk *brilliantly*, by asking the audience to talk to each other for a moment about what we do next, and then leaving the stage without us noticing. No applause, no closure. The question and demand is still open. We’re fucked. Do something. Now. 👏🏻
Always love coming to #MeaningConf in Brighton. Whole place full of people trying to make a better world - what more could you ask for?
Brilliant episode of “Your Undivided Attention” with Johann Hari, talking about loneliness, connection, and mental health. Worth an hour of your time. https://overcast.fm/+Rs4tgc-zc
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