11 Temmuz, benim için çok önemli insanlardan birisi olan ve “Özgür Hocam” olarak andığım Özgür Uçkan’ın ölümünün beşinci yıldönümüydü. Bunun anısında 17 Temmuz akşamı Sosyalkafa ve Türk-İnternet.com ortaklığında çok değerli bir canlı yayın gerçekleştirildi. Özgür Uçkan’ın ailesi ve eski arkadaşlarının yanı sıra internet aktivizmi ve hak mücadelesi alanında beraber çalıştığı birçok isim de yayına katıldı … Read more Sosyalkafa’da Özgür Hocamı Andık
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Today Jay Owens wrote a really good Twitter thread on the problems of blaming private social places like Facebook and WhatsApp groups for everything. Which already explains so many of those problems but I want to focus on two specific sides of it. One of them is the fact that those who claim that private … Read more The Need for Private Digital Places
I’m always interested in reading how people work, what type of workflows they have. It’s probably because for so long I felt like I didn’t really have one or the ones I tried didn’t stick with me too long. Now I know why that was the case but it deserves its own post (spoilers: it … Read more How I Work Right Now (June 2020)
On most of what people call “the internet” I’m somewhere between lurker and behind the locked accounts. I want to draw more solid lines on that but maybe what I need is just going with the flow and seeing where it’s going to take me. What I’m actually thinking about lately is actually my newsletter. … Read more Rethinking How I Use Internet: 7
Let’s start thinking about how we can make the world better as we move from pandemic and quarantine into whatever comes next. Recovery Con is something Willow decided to give it a shot around the end of March, when it was clear that we’re in this for the long run. It’s going to be all … Read more Talking About “End of Capitalism” at Recovery Con
Pandeminin etkisiyle birçok şeyin dijitale taşınması kaçınılmaz olarak bize de yansıdı. NewsLabTurkey ve onun parçası olan NLTR Akademi olarak biz de dijital eğitim ve webinar formatını kullanmaya ve kendimizi bu noktada geliştirmeye başladık. Bir önceki webinar serimizin ardından NLTR Dijital Akademi’ye önümüzdeki hafta başlıyoruz. Bu eğitim serisi önceki sürdürülebilirlik konseptinin dışına çıkarak daha geniş bir … Read more NLTR Dijital Akademi’de Güvenlik ve Gelecek Dersleri
This is the sentence that’s been circling inside my head for a while now. Not that I was thinking that everything was going great so far —hell, I call the things I’m writing and thinking about “weird and deadly interesting” so no rose-tinted glasses here. But it’s clear that we took a huge step towards … Read more Welcome to the New Bleak… What Now?
There are some new and good things coming out of all of the mess we’re in. Quaranzine is one of them. A small, weekly PDF zine with a special topic for every issue. First one was panic, latest one is boredom. From the Gumroad page: A weekly zine born out of quarantine—from the Bay Area … Read more Quaranzine
There are some photos which has a weird effect on you. Half of you wants to write thousands of words about it but your other half is just speechless. Here’s one of those: Another one if you need a close-up: There’s so much to unpack in these photos: care packages for elderly delivered in boxes … Read more Late Capitalism with A Smile