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12:00 pm Coding Democracy – How Hackers Are Disrupting Power, Surveillance, and Authoritarianism @ Online
Coding Democracy – How Hackers Are Disrupting Power, Surveillance, and Authoritarianism @ Online
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Coding Democracy - How Hackers Are Disrupting Power, Surveillance, and Authoritarianism @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://grayarea.org/event/revisions-festival/  (scroll down for event) Hackers have a bad reputation, as shady deployers of bots and destroyers of infrastructure. Maureen Webb would like to offer another view. Hackers, she argues, can be vital disruptors. Hacking is becoming a practice, an ethos, and a metaphor for a new wave of activism in which ordinary citizens are inventing new forms of distributed, decentralized democracy for a digital era. Confronted with concentrations of power, mass ============================ Join City Lights, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, and Gray Area for Revisions, a week-long festival exploring how technological bias … Continued
3:00 pm STOP Criminal Insanity Of Holding Tokyo Olympics In Middle Of Pandemic-Lives Over Profit @ Japanese Consultate
STOP Criminal Insanity Of Holding Tokyo Olympics In Middle Of Pandemic-Lives Over Profit @ Japanese Consultate
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The plan by the International Olympics Committee IOC and Japanese government to go ahead with the Tokyo Olympics in the middle of a global Covid Pandemic is a threat to not only the people of Japan but the world. Despite the desperate pleas of doctors and many healthcare workers in Japan who are overloaded with covid patients, the government has said it doesn’t matter what they or the people of Japan think about the Olympics. Over 80% of the people oppose having the Olympics in the midst of a full … Continued