Every six months I try both Squeak and Pharo. I used to try Croquet as well. Every six months.

Browsing through social media today and I see that it’s still the norm in tech to think that companies that are only sustainable if they abuse and underpay labour have an inherent right to exist.

They do not.

When producers and consumers are more similar in size, you get greater accountability. Accountability to _people_ rather than companies with revenue.

Emacs creates incredible value in the world, but it contributes zero to GDP. This is an indictment of GDP. We need better measures.

Yes, the world is burning. Yes, we need to do things about it. But doing requires organization. Healthier modes of organization are hugely valuable.

Asimov reference: fixing incentives is the Second Foundation.


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