Worth coming along to this if you want to meet the people who actually make Balena.io in Liverpool #IoT #Makers #Liverpool

It's free, sign up here --- Balena.io on Managing your IoT devices with Docker meetup.com/iotliverpool/events

it's a really exciting practical way to build a community of support with a proven history of success.

"Over 240 groups are running successfully in the Netherlands, with over 10k members…
– People know each other
– Transparent system
– No expensive compliance procedures"

[From a friend noii on birdsite]:
Self employed? check this Leeds pilot
"A BreadFund is not an insurance company; it is a small group of self-employed people who pay money each month into a fund from which they receive financial support if they are unable to work through illness or injury"

No woman in a burqa (or a hijab or a burkini) has ever done me any harm. But I was sacked (without explanation) by a man in a suit. Men in suits missold me pensions and endowments, costing me thousands of pounds. A man in a suit led us on a disastrous and illegal war. Men in suits led the banks and crashed the world economy. Other men in suits then increased the misery to millions through austerity. If we are to start telling people what to wear, maybe we should ban suits.
Henry Stewart

To celebrate and amplify the hannahfestival.com ethos this year I'm hand-delivering copies to interesting, like-minded groups here in Liverpool. First up is Sam from homegrowncollective.co, a brewer making good beer that also looks at its impact and surroundings. Added bonus of lunch at the similarly ace homebaked.org.uk cooperative community bakery

Lunchtime meeting with @homegrown_collective over at @homebakedliverpool means a midday ridr

Blame and accountability; depressing tech tracking; and universal basic service, rather than . The first Interesting Things on the Internet of 2020 - mcqn.net/mcfilter/archives/lin

Minor detour to start today's . No point cycling ten miles with a semi-fragile and unusual load when that only needs to travel the mile and a half from the office to my flat

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