She was with us for 13 years. We found her over internet in a place that turned out to be slightly better kind of puppy mill. 7 months old, already deeply neurotic, at the bottom of the pack hierarchy, Kai immediately fell in love with Kita-San. Later she decided Olga was her sister. And she loved us all, to the end.
This is the mantra, repeated again and again every time I hear New Europeans, talking about their situation here, in Greece. They appeal to the conscience of Europe. They appeal to humanity.
Dear new neighbors, I will tell you a secret. There is no Europe. There is no Humanity. There is no one big — happy or not — human family. Continue reading There is no Europe, no Humanity.
Tool: building long-term manufacturing, service and R&D facility, run by an experimental technological collective.
Opportunity: the need and resources available to provide goods and services to refugee and migrant communities in Europe. Continue reading Towards New Industrial Revolution
Few minutes to midnight I crossed the gate between the bright and the dark.
Leaving the heartbeat of music behind me, leaving my friends dancing, flirting, drinking in the crowd. Satiated for a while with normal human emotions, I headed my home and lab.
“We repel them, no problem” – the watchwoman at the gate was relaxed – “children are safe inside” – she said, sturdy in her black outfit, anarchist emblems clear and on display. A pillar of safety. A night warrior, protecting those inside. Continue reading The Alley of Death
A distant friend asked one of his usual — deceptively simple — questions. I like his questions, as they make me re-evaluate things that I already checked off as obvious. In his view, nothing concerning me is apparently obvious (and yes, it goes the other way as well )
Why do I struggle to help refugees?
Today I decided to open my Raspberry Pi stash. Three boards, two of them kindly donated by M.D. last year and one from my earlier acquisitions. We need them now, as Deadalus project is coming.
So, today it is connecting, configuring and making lists
Dear friends, I am carrying you in my heart and I am adamantly going to pay forward all the good you did to me, and then some.
May the gods, goddesses, spirits, squirrels and whatnot be with you.
*** this is preliminary version, please ask me before you share it ***
This document outlines the general line of work of FreeLab for 2016/2017. It is a main „programmatic document” for everyone who wishes to support or join the activity.
The priorities assigned to each product will be dynamic and depend of available resources, demand for solutions and support from the co-workers.
All constructions will be developed and published under the CC-BY-SA licence. The documentation will be available for free.
Please note that this revision is not final. Budget numbers wil be added in following editions. Meanwhile you are invited to send me a feedback concerning proposed products and technologies. Continue reading FreeLab 2016/17 product line