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Ruby job alert 

Ruby devs! Check out this job with Energy Sparks, a lovely organisation that helps schools save energy, carbon, and money!

energysparks.uk/jobs

#OtD 9 May 2012 Vidal Sassoon, "anti-fascist warrior hairdresser" died aged 84. As a teenager in London he fought Oswald Mosley's fascists in the streets with his hairdressing scissors, as part of the militant 43 Group. Learn about the group in our pod: workingclasshistory.com/2020/0

Happy Europe Day!

I was born a member of Europe, and in my soul continue to be so 🇪🇺

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europe_D

Happy #OpenSourceFriday!

I have a request for all y'all #OpenSource folks: what are some pivotal moments in open source history? Try to think beyond the usual suspects (licenses, operating systems, etc...).

(Cross-posted from, but not linked to, Twitter.)

UK local elections 

And even if your local Tory councillor is “alright really”, they’re still propping up and covering for this mendacious failure of a government. Get them out.

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UK local elections 

If you’ve got a local election today, get down there and vote for whichever non-fash candidate is most likely to beat the Tories. Swallow that progressive infighting urge, and just !

I'm always astounded how many great (and weird) talks we get at #emfcamp.

Looking forward to not seeing any of them because I'll be too busy running the event.

emfcamp.org/schedule/2022

New server funding klaxon! 🚨 @gilest is our latest contributor! Thanks Giles… Thiles!😁

It’s called “The Tokenisation of the Commons” and will attempt to draw a parallel between NFTs/cryptogrift and enclosure and rise of the landed gentry.

Because half-baked talk ideas are the best talk ideas. Or at least the quickest to submit.

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Ooh, the schedule is up, and my talk is on it (emfcamp.org/schedule/2022/37-t). Guess I really do have to research and write it now.

I need good things to read about Enclosure, and criticism of the Tragedy of the Commons. Anyone know anything that's not *too* dry?

Job alert! We're looking for Ruby/Node/PHP/etc developers, an engineering manager, and a technical architect at dxw.

Great company, employee owned, building public services. UK only, but remote.

Come join me!
dxw.com/careers/

And we have another financial supporter, @ianames this time! Thanks Ian! ❤️

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Toot toot! @keithmantell is all aboard the funding train, keeping this place running. Thanks Keith :awesome:

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