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It’s super important that there are spaces out there for people to educate themselves and others and to feel supported during their journey. “YouTube lets people get more detailed information and find out more about how to transition, and ways to live a healthy life," she said. "People can find someone who's like them [on YouTube] and feel less alone." ...Read More
"Under the current regime of so-called independence, dictated by an increasingly small number of platforms, we are divided and – as presaged by this recent cluster of closures – all too easily conquered." ...Read More
"Red Bull Music Academy and Red Bull Radio will close this year, following the company's decision to part ways with consultancy company Yadastar."
Have you heard that reality has collapsed? Post-truth politics, the death of facts, fake news, deep-state conspiracies, paranoia on the rise. Such pronouncements are often feverish objections to a nightmarish condition. Yet inside the echo chamber of twenty-first-century communication, their anxiety-ridden recirculation can exacerbate the very conditions they attempt to ...Read More
Seems like a very close-minded view... Blockchains are showing how open source systems can be self-sustained using new types of token models that communities can organize around. Seems like the next 10 years are going to see open source flourishing, rather than struggling to sustain itself like it has for ...Read More
Unlike fb and other social networks, at Relevant we are committed to putting our money where our mouth is when we say the word ‘community’. "Life online can offer us a sense of belonging in any number of virtual villages. But the power to control those spaces isn’t very communal at all."
"It is fashionable to suggest that cyberspace is some island of the blessed where people are free to indulge and express their individuality. This is not true. I have seen many people spill out their emotions, their guts online, and I did so myself until I began to see that Commodification means that you turn something into a product that has a money value. In the nineteenth century commodities were made in factories by workers who were mostly exploited. I created my interior thoughts as commodities for the corporations that owned the board that I was posting to, like Compuserve ...Read More