Escaping the #dotcon worldwide

UPDATE this is in process.   Escaping the #dotcon worldwide   Todo Terms of services – based on the #4opens * Activist – based on PGA hallmarks * NGO – find a big org and use that’s TOS ...

4opens archiving project

MAKING HISTORY The creation of a data soup of semantic enriched digital items on a redundant federated network around the world. The WitchesCauldron is a commons based on the 4opens motivated by PGA hallmarks Simple and human scale KISS (Keep it Simple Stupid) to facilitate...

We need projects like the Media Fund as part of a #openweb echo-syteam

We need projects like the Media Fund as part of a #openweb echo-syteam. But they need to get a bit upto date to be relevant, currently they are years in the past in their thinking – this is a #fashernista problem that is made worst by funding agenda’s being many more years in the past....

Next 4opens projects

Am working on 3 new projects 2 of which are currently running. 1) #Witchescauldron a grassroots #4opens archiving project 2) Activist and NGO installs of a #4opens twitter project (Mastodon) to help people move off the #dotcon world. 3) OMN has been running for the...

Making History - Resistance Exhibition!

This is a project I partnered to kick off - needs new energy.  

Offering a real alternative to the dotcon world

This is a quite #reboot of the #openweb going on. This #4open project has nearly 1 million users https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastodon_(software) It's one of the use it or lose it moments for life outside failbook. It would be a bad time for progressive funders to start to prop up...

Lets look at some alt projects from the perspective of the #4opens - corporatewatch.

https://corporatewatch.org/ Open data   –  the site has RSS output and the content licence is CC so a open Open source   – hard to tell what the site is runing but likly open source so a open for now Open “industrial” standards  – they support...

Lets look at some alt projects from the perspective of the #4opens - Novaramedia

novaramedia.com Open data – the site has RSS output and a API running on a custom version of wordpress (that is on github) so it kinda has opendata, would need clarification to confirm. ½ a open for now. Open source – Yep the site is opensource and it up on...

Lets look at some alt projects from the perspective of the #4opens - realmedia

https://realmedia.press Open data  –  the site has  a  RSS  feed but is copyright so 1/2 of a open Open source  –  its wordpress kinda open 1/2  Open “industrial” standards  –  they do not easely support...

Lets look at some open projects from the perspective of the #4opens - Mastodon

https://mastodon.social/ Open data – YES Can I save my data? Yes, some of it! It‘s under Preferences->Data export Open source – YES GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version...

Lets look at some #dotcons from the perspective of the #4opens - Facebook

  https://facebook.com/ Open data – A small YES and many many NO's the is a obscured link were you can download a lot of data that facebook holds about you it's a SMALL YES. But all the interlinking and meta data that is used is hidden and for sale to the higist...

Lets look at some alt projects from the perspective of the #4opens - thecanary

  https://www.thecanary.co   Open data – the site has a RSS feed, but contet copyright so ½ of a open Open source –  wordpress so a open Open “industrial” standards – Well Wordpress is kinda a standard, they support RSS...

Lets look at some alt projects from the perspective of the #4opens - democracynow

  https://www.democracynow.org/   Open data  –  the site has  a  RSS  feed, no copyright/CC notice on site so ½ of a open till clarifyed  Open source  –  hard to tell if the code base is...

The 4 opens

  The #4opens: Are a simple way to judge the value of a "alt/grassroots" tech project. Open data – is the basic part of a project https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_data with out this open they cannot work. Open source – as in “free software” ...

Don’t trust the #fashernista

Thinking about Uber and the dysfunction of Facebook. Its time to #reboot many part’s of the #openweb With the “visibility” of the failing of #dotcon such as #failbook privacy/obscured agronomic control of you, #uber and the race to the bottom culture. The will be a plausible “class”...

A look at were alt/grassroots media is at

A look at some of the current alt/radical media projects in the UK Novra media These guys are some of the most intelligent “idiots” I know. They produce good content and they produce a lot of it. * FANTASTIC CONTENT * HARD WORKING * OLD, BROKEN AND DANGURUES NEW/OLD...

Why do alt/grassroots media fail

Stupid individualism and the visionOntv CJ video templates. Our templates for video journalism are designed to simplify and empower normal people to make coherent video news pieces using the tools they already have. They are successful at this if people fallow the template's – it says...

Some questions came out of the last grassroots media gathering about OMN

    Questions and draft answers in terms of what I don't understand it is what do sites specifically have to do? * At a basic level very little. - output an RSS feed of their articles/videos/podcasts (most sites do this already) - grab a sidebar ...

Power Politics of the "undead left"

I have found memories of fighting the Power Politics of the "undead left" during the London Social Forum many years ago - lots of knotted strings of organic garlic around the top "taking the power table" to highlight the uncomfortable "undead left´s" grasping for power. Then the ad...

The idealogical swing

In the 19 th century we had a fight between the conservatives vs fundamentalist liberalism fighting/feeding inhuman industrial growth which lead to a human backlash in the 20 th century of social democracy – that is a mediated democracy to push humanan growth (progressive liberalism)....
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