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Grant Potter

@jimgroom my 1989 .. "I really don't know what I have to fear, I really don't know why I have to care, Oh, oh, oh I am walking the cow" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFcvXl5Hp4w

Grant Potter

http://commonstransition.org/from-platform-to-open-cooperativism/ "as a corollary to issues of democratic ownership and governance raised by , asks a straight question: “What do we want to produce?”

Grant Potter

https://medium.com/@atarkowski/politics-of-open-my-thoughts-for-the-oer17-conference-bd03d716cc8e "the time seems ripe to fundamentally redefine open education and once and for all decide that it cannot just equal open educational resources ... the 10th anniversary of the Cape Town Declaration creates a perfect opportunity to make this clear" ... props to @clintlalonde for rooting our mission statement in that Declaration https://edtech.bccampus.ca/bc-open-educational-technology-collaborative/

Grant Potter

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/hackers-why-they-hit-stalkerware-flexispy-retina-x "Over the period of about three weeks, I went from having some limited API access to having control over a server, to getting Domain Admin and root across the entire estate. It may surprise people, but I didn't need any 0days."

Grant Potter

reform in Canada and beyond https://creativecommons.org/2017/04/17/michael-geist/ via: @creativecommons

Grant Potter

More great writing from @unbc @docdez Molecular Cell Physiology students http://unbc.biol312.ca/

Grant Potter

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/apr/18/god-in-the-machine-my-strange-journey-into-transhumanism "A pattern, transhumanists would insist, is not the same as a soul. But it’s not difficult to see how it satisfies the same longing. At the very least, a pattern suggests that there is some essential core of our being that will survive and perhaps transcend the inevitable degradation of flesh."

Grant Potter

http://www.faz.net/-gsf-8eaf4 "effectiveness without autonomy is not effective, dependency-induced compliance is no social contract, and freedom from uncertainty is no freedom."

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/17/move-fast-and-break-things-review-google-facebook-amazon-exposed "enormously powerful corporations that move fast and break things, while minimising their tax bills and shirking the responsibilities that come with their media power."