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Sustainability is depicted as a curve to bend, a temperature threshold to secure.

A useful visual model is to see sustainability, instead, as a surface of possibilities. Achieving environmental objectives still allows widely differing choices that may not all be equally desirable.

A range of sustainable utopias, and sustainable dystopias fit within that surface

openriskmanagement.com/sustain

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The aim is to have the Open Risk Manual wiki also offline in various shapes and forms

Given its a wiki, is a good approach for a complete replication. Yet starting first with much narrower scope around topics and extracts in pdf format

Luckily there is a nice mediawiki extension developed by Aran Dunkley, Igor Absorto (@absor70) that helps with that conversion

A dedicated repo will collect all such "pdfbooks" github.com/open-risk/Open-Risk

The first draft is a vocabulary

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So, here we are. Hi all. This is a bit of an experiment. To learn more about mastodon and the fediverse, promote our work, find and promote other stuff that we find cool, relevant, worth amplifying. Pursuing an unsolved puzzle of open source, decentralization, sustainability, finance and risk management.

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October Update:

Introducing the #PinePhonePro - $399

#PineNote and PinePhone Pro pre-orders are now open to developers & shipping this year!

#PineTime #InfiniTime major firmware progress & project management update

pine64.org/2021/10/15/october-

Sustainability is depicted as a curve to bend, a temperature threshold to secure.

A useful visual model is to see sustainability, instead, as a surface of possibilities. Achieving environmental objectives still allows widely differing choices that may not all be equally desirable.

A range of sustainable utopias, and sustainable dystopias fit within that surface

openriskmanagement.com/sustain

Rain radar apps are quite magical. Not sure there is any other mobile app right now that opens up that kind of window to our environment

They fetch near real time data from remote sensors, overlay a projection scenario and serve everything in a visually intuitive and obvious way

The outcome is improved at scale

One thing that is missing is a mechanism to close the loop: users sending back observation data to improve the forecast and find tune the "real feel" of precipitation

The story of and the *huge* amount of work that has been built on top of it (, , etc), then summarily deprecated for the "easier to use" , then re-invented step-by-step as JSON-LD or JSON-Schema is crying to be written

Can't pretend to understand how it all happened, the actors, the interests, the role of committees, the role of developers etc, but it does feel as if this is a slow motion car crash that played out over more than two decades...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category

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Risk management: "Hire people smarter than you so they can find excuses for your stupid mistakes." /s

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David Card, Josh Angrist, and Guido Imbens won the Nobel Prize in Economics for work on labor economics and causal inference.

apnews.com/article/nobel-prize

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I guess sophisticated hastags could be technically realised by CamelCase and valid interpunction. Then we would just need some conventions.

I can't seem to find who from Fosstodon recommended it to me, but here is an article that described some interesting use of hashtags. Wait for it, the intro might be unexpected. :)

Fan Is A Tool-Using Animal—dConstruct Conference Talk
idlewords.com/talks/fan_is_a_t

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Simulation and analysis of household scenarios using modern components as alternative to fossil fuel based ones. github.com/FZJ-IEK3-VSA/HiSim #openscience #climatechange #python #openclimate @ttjaden #climate #sustainability

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Exciting EU study on open source software:

> strongly contributes to GDP
> avoids vendor lock-in
> reduces costs & maintenance
> drives state-of-the-art tech
> fosters competition, interoperability & tech-neutrality

digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/

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Data, services and web-apps providing access and interactive visualizations of the TB of high-resolution data produced by the @opengeohub Foundation and contributing organizations. openlandmap.org/ #soil #climatechange #opensustain #opensource #openscience #climate #sustainability

The challenge of is enormous:

Constraints never before recognized are being violated by dispersed, uncoordinated entities and behaviors - cultures that have evolved under false assumptions

Adaptation is certainly possible: what must happen will happen, but it can be very traumatic

The palliatives in our medicinal bag are both hitech and lowtech.

Hitech are things like digital networks enabling information flows and coordination

Lowtech are things like religions and cults

Can social media be decentralized? Worthwhile with James Vasile, Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett @ Weekly

The term "palgorithm" is introduced (algorithms for the rest of us) which is genious

twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly/epi

For most of the major risks we are now facing as society (eg , dystopic ) there having been plenty of early warnings

Norbert Wiener wrote "The Human Use of Human Beings" in 1950-54 while digital computers were still the size of a warehouse

He was not a science fiction writer conjecturing about Singularity and what not. He was a mathematician that actually conceived the term

flurishes, human learning less so

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Huma

The nobel prize for physics 2021 is out and it focuses on the "Physics for climate and other complex phenomena"



nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/

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From now on October, 4th is the official „Fediverse-Admin-Appreciation-Day“. 😃

Thank you all!

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The aim is to have the Open Risk Manual wiki also offline in various shapes and forms

Given its a wiki, is a good approach for a complete replication. Yet starting first with much narrower scope around topics and extracts in pdf format

Luckily there is a nice mediawiki extension developed by Aran Dunkley, Igor Absorto (@absor70) that helps with that conversion

A dedicated repo will collect all such "pdfbooks" github.com/open-risk/Open-Risk

The first draft is a vocabulary

We live on a volcanic planet and we look at eruptions as photo-ops, at most a danger for the locals

But a large eruption can alter the global climate for years, leading to worldwide crop failure, diminish solar power generation etc

Damage can only be contained with global coordination and sharing of scarce resources

Our current sociopolitical and economic organisation is incompatible with survival under rare but realistic events


nationalgeographic.org/article

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