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FWD: Episode 92: Niels ten Oever on Human Rights, Open Source, and Digital Infrastructure
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“But, as open source developers know, the most central part in this are actually people.”

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Watch “The Retirement Gamble (full documentary) | FRONTLINE” on YouTube

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Global Cultural Economy

The interrelationship between culture and economy across the world.

C. De Beukelaer and K. M. Spence,  (Routledge, 2018) New Books in World Affairs https://open.spotify.com/episode/4vtBA8LFt6OKWeq8OuQYLC?si=xZuoC7rSQzCFisCnlR8JRA&dl_branch=1

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FWD: 130 – How to Price Your Work — with Tom Hirst The Futur with Chris Do

When it comes to talking about money, a lot of creative folk tend to get uncomfortable. Many of us believe that the work should speak for itself. And that the cost of something correlates with how long it takes to produce.

But that’s not always true.

There are plenty of ways to bill for your work. Hourly, daily, fixed price, value-based, and retainer. There’s even the good old barter system.

Which way is the best? And is it fair and ethical to not bill for the time you spend on something?

If these are questions you struggle with answering, then you are in the right place.

Our guest, Tom Hirst, is a freelance web developer, author, and mentor. Beyond building custom websites, his specialty is pricing. How to think about it and how to talk about it with your clients.

The Futur with Chris Do
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024: Managing Knowledge & Data for Continuous Improvement

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Local labor market dynamics in a globalized economy (draft)

The case for creating a local talent pipeline in the District of Columbia – D.C. Policy Center

https://www.dcpolicycenter.org/publications/case-for-local-talent-pipeline/

Also, let’s get some more diversity on DCs Eligible Training Provider List too. Its ok that Amazon(AWS) and Microsoft have access to a bulk of public WIOA funding to certify their own future workforce, but maybe there are some local alternative certification programs to consider that help local employers and workers in the long term interests of the local economy.

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Open Source 101 (draft)

Episode 76: Tobie Langel on what people mean when they say “Open Source” episode of Sustain https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Duvdo9pspv6sIhhV9NHAk?si=lCDJjwSPRgKzN_QHKhP0hg&dl_branch=1

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The dangers of conflating ownership with privatization (Draft)

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Definition of Terms

  • Centralized vs Decentralized vs Distributed
  • Private vs Public Goods & Services
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Creative Attribution and Value Creation
  • Personal Privacy vs Transparency
  • Democratic Consent

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FWD: Dylan Field – The Growing Importance of Design – [Founder’s Field Guide, EP.14] Invest Like the Best

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Exploring constructive critiques against co-ops (draft)

Listen to Episode 12 – The Limits of Co-ops ft. Dr. Sharryn Kasmir by The Scarlet Standard on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/M4nbA

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