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Good morning! I'm Gerrit.

I'm into decentralized networks, open source hardware, modular design, distributed manufacturing, appropriate technology and solarpunk.

I spend most of my time liberating data from diabetes devices like insulin pumps and blood glucose meters, writing open-source software for tidepool.org.

I would like to spend more time growing food and building hardware to support that, and I hope to find inspiration here in the Merveilles.town community.

it seems like a good idea to regularly remind yourself that borders are arbitrary lines on a map that we assign meaning to and that if humanity really wanted to, we could entirely do away with them because they're only extant insofar as we allow them to be

this is some saw shit

RT @austinlparker@twitter.com

you think you test in prod, but do you test in prod like Boeing used to?

🐦🔗: twitter.com/austinlparker/stat

religion; request for atheist leftists 

spicy take 

climate crisis 

Purism Librem 5 

“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

Climate change 

Climate Collapse 

If you've got 40 minutes to spare, this Creative Mornings talk by Damon Gameau (director & producer of the new climate documentary 2040) is worth watching: youtube.com/watch?v=YWI1X3J_U7

"... when many of the most advanced models in the world are independently reproducing the same disturbing results, it’s hard not to worry."

themonthly.com.au/issue/2019/a

Kinda wishing an open-source version of this e-ink phone existed: thelightphone.com

An aspirational documentary to discover what the future could look like if we simply embraced the best that exists today: invidio.us/watch?v=p-rTQ443akE

help I love her
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RT @jodotcom@twitter.com
Pia Klemp, the German ship captain who rescued migrants in the Mediterranean, as she refuses a medal from the mayor of Paris.
twitter.com/jodotcom/status/11

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