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With 4,800+ unique holders of the Minter Token in the past 3 days alone, it’s time we show the dev community how to unlock #utility for their minters, at a smart contract level.

Remember, claiming your Minter Token is easy: simply head to minter.fair.xyz

Let’s dive in🧵
ICYMI - Minter Token is an initiative launched by @fairxyz and @OpenSea which cryptographically certifies you have minted a specific NFT - even if you no longer own that NFT.

Each Minter Token is Soul-Bound, meaning it's not tradable and yours forever.

We’re excited by the degree of adoption across an incredible range of NFT projects, and look forward to seeing the experiences developers can build on top of the Minter Token for their #communities
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Okay, seit ich die Veröffentlichung meines Romans plane, beschäftige ich mich damit, wie man #Follower findet. Eine echte Challenge, speziell wenn man zunächst noch nicht weiß, wer die #Zielgruppe ist.
#weltherrschaft #communitybuilding
Erst nach dem Release von "Ohne Strom - Wo sind deine Grenzen?" wurde mir klar, dass ich recht gut abgegrenzte Zielgruppen habe: #regional #mittelhessen, nicht nur, weil ich dort aufgewachsen bin und lebe, vor allem weil mein Roman dort spielt.
Das Gerne "postapokalyptische Dystopie" bringt die nächste #Zielgruppe dazu. LeserInnen und LiebhaberInnen von #Dytopie und #Postapokalypse!
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🥂 “#Conservation research & discursive violence: a response to two rejoinders”, co-authored with Stasja Koot & Paul Hebinck, is back online 🥂

It was removed by @tandfonline a day after publication in Dec2021, for reasons unclear to us 😶

tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…
@tandfonline @PolEcoNet @PCLG_IIED @cep_of @BathSpaResearch @SDC_WUR 3/ Our re-published Response follows 2 Rejoinders to a peer reviewed Review Article published online in Society & Natural Resources @info_iasnr, in May 2020 👇

I am 3rd author on this paper: the 2 lead authors – S. Koot, P. Hebinck – are not on twitter

tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…
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Earlier on my #WalkForPlunkett I tweeted a pic of a former bus shelter converted into a library service. It made me look out for so many village assets no longer in use which once provided essential services, housed key workers, created employment & brought #communities together
I didn't come across any village services, businesses, or even people for over 10miles until I reached the amazing @westburyshop which was a busy and thriving #communityhub and testament to the resourcefulness of rural communities to take action themselves
The only new services or investment in the countryside I came across was the construction of HS2 - but of course this doesn't benefit the communities it cuts thru- only the urban centres at either end...
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With #Raisina2022 in full swing, @orfonline is delighted to announce the #RaisinaEdit— a selection of commentaries that unpack, interpret, & problematise contemporary global developments.

Edited by @anahitakhanna95 & @PreetiLourdes

orfonline.org/series/the-rai…
A key reason for the growth of the passion #economy is that it offers alternative ways of making money, innovative paths toward professional fulfilment & unprecedented career opportunities, writes @utkarsh_amitabh or-f.org/103498
The #circulareconomy is based on three principles driven by design: Eliminate waste and #pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature, says @Bharati09. orfonline.org/expert-speak/t…
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We are LIVE tweeting the panel discussion with @smritiirani @ctgchatter, Kwati Candith Mashego-Dlamini @drvanitasharma @ShombiSharp and @Chandrika0501

Stay tuned for updates!

Join us using this link:

#Raisina2022 #RaisinaDialogue @ril_foundation
Kwati Candith Mashego-Dlamini: In #SouthAfrica, we have space for #women & struggle side by side with men. #Women need to be seen as individuals. Empowerment of women is not a side agenda, but we need to focus on how we can help them have their own space & strength. #Raisina2022
.@ctgchatter: We require political will, affirmative action, and policy changes to empower #women. I believe, empowered women, empower women.

#Raisina2022 @ril_foundation
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#BlackHistoryMonth wraps up today but we can engage with #BlackExcellence round the year via these #BlackTwitter accounts.
Wherever you live, we invite you to learn more about these #Communities & institutions that are shaping the story of #Canada.
🧵with favourite accounts.
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@BlackHealthCAN

Join them in their goal to “reduce the racial disparities in health outcomes & promote health & well-being for people from the diverse Black communities in Canada with emphasis on the broad determinants of health, including racism." #BlackHistoryMonth

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@blackartndialog is "dedicated to supporting, documenting and showcasing the artistic and cultural contributions of Black artists and cultural workers in Canada and internationally." #BHM

Explore their incredible FREE for the public gallery here: bandgallery.com
3/12
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Tips for authors and publishers to foster interaction with #OAbooks – a weekly COPIM 🧵 series

Chapter 2️⃣: Highlighting collaborative #opensource publishing platforms and authors & communities that have used #annotation workflows as part of their publishing process.

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Scalar (@anvcscalar), developed by the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture (ANVC), provides options to annotate video, audio, images, source code, and text.

See their comprehensive introduction for an in-depth overview ⤵

2/27

scalar.usc.edu/works/guide2/h…
Scalar also provides access to its own API, through which one "can mashup your Scalar content with other data sources, build your own visualizations, or create completely new interfaces for your materials.”

3/27

scalar.usc.edu/works/guide2/w…
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Tips for authors and publishers to foster interaction with #OAbooks – a weekly COPIM 🧵 series

Chapter 1️⃣: open #annotation can enrich a document by enabling multifaceted conversation between a text and its audience.

1/20
Kicking off this showcase with @hypothes_is – this #opensource project has evolved out of years of work undertaken in conjunction with the @w3c Web Annotation WG, and is nowadays featured in a variety of #openpublishing & #openeducation projects. #socialannotation

2/20
On a 🛠 technical level, a provision of plugins helps with the integration of hypothes.is functionality in a variety of platforms such as @WordPress, @omeka, or @pkp's Open Monograph System - platforms that are also used for #OAbook publishing

3/20
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🦠Quick thread 🧵 on latest #Covid19 #Omicron situation. Summary: inequalities and learning lessons! Please read & RT @CMPHN @ADPHUK @FPH @R_S_P_H 1/15
🦠Confirmed cases of #Covid19 in #Liverpool are the highest they have ever been, lots of people are off work sick, causing disruption to key services and the wider economy, and hospitalisations have jumped in the last week. Deaths will follow… 2/15
🦠It is clear that the #Omicron wave is well and truly upon us in the north west, following the experience in London and the South East 3/15
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(@manijadegarcia) #Epistemology thread here, discussing ideas for survival, stress management, joy & healing using the acronym ACCESS to organize the ideas.

While I take a break I'd love you to read my new related article with @sisterSTEM

Link: sisterstem.org/2021/10/18/gat…

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(@manijadegarcia) #Epistemology refers to to 'how we know what we know.' #Epistemologies are systems of knowledge & knowing informed by the ways different groups of people navigate & make sense of the world & are related to what we justify based on what's "true" or "real."

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Who we are shapes our experiences & therefore our reality. So #disabled people; #women; #BlackPeople; etc. all have their own #epistemologies. Like languages, groups can borrow from each other's epistemologies to build knowledge & make meaning of the world & their lives.

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(@manijadegarcia) #Community thread here, discussing ideas for survival, stress management, joy & healing using the acronym ACCESS to organize the ideas.

Some ?'s I'd love us to delve into: (1) how do we use technology to build community in more accessible & safe ways?
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(@manijadegarcia) (2) COVID-19 taught us that we have the relatively inexpensive digital tools to build more accessible virtual & blended (virtual + in-person) spaces for creating #community. But tools don't build community, we have to! So how do we do that most effectively?

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(@manijadegarcia) (3) How can we utilize #acceptance #compassion & the tools we have to build interconnecting #communities as disabled people with intersecting identities? For example, how do we make people with "psychotic" or "personality" symptoms feel more welcomed?

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THREAD: Some interesting uses of the @TwitterAPI to explore #extremeweather events in relation to #climatechange. I found the cognitive dissonance explored in the #wildfires in Australia to hold up based on…developer.twitter.com/en/use-cases/b…
…research that has been carried out. This is where #socialscience can be a leader in engaging with the public. Work that I’m doing now creates spaces for conversations that explore #severeweather risk, focusing on issues of shelter access for those without a range of resources
…we help #communities explore their options, including building consensus on alternative shelter provision, especially where funding is an issue in rural communities. We work with faith groups who have strong #trust and social networks alongside other stakeholders to explore…
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There are 18 young adults across the Nation who are training to be model citizens. For a month, they have worked with their local governments to uplift the civic standards of their neighborhoods.
They are the Youth vertical of the Solve Movement! Working endlessly with our mentors, this group of leaders is training to build the future of the country. Are you still reading this?
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#thread Der Lyriker, Kulturproduzent und Publizist Max Czollek @rubenmcloop hat in den letzten Jahren pointiert Stellung zur Frage bezogen, wie wir in einer zunehmend #diversen Gesellschaft zusammen leben wollen (1/9)
Im Zentrum seiner Texte und performativen Interventionen in öffentliche Debatten steht das spannungsgeladene Verhältnis von Menschen mit jüdischen und migrantischen Familiengeschichten (2/9)
auf der einen und Menschen mit ausschließlich deutschen Familienbiografien auf der anderen Seite in Deutschland heute (3/9).
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Western but more importantly #African #conservation biologists and #communities have clearly evidenced the well managed hunting - inc trophy hunting - is a valid utilitarian conservation tool that is need to protect land from converting to agriculture or development /1
This is because the real and present danger for large and charismatic wildlife in #Africa is habitat loss and quality - including human-wildlife conflict - where #people are effected or killed by such #wildlife and retaliation on wildlife occurs - e.g. /2
While stories of #human hardship in living with #wildlife - and the same dynamics of wanting to develop and use land never reaches UK news - what does is dangerous mis-information from a range of sources but mainly western and #celebrity backed #NGOs /3 conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.111…
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The #G7 this weekend renounced its role as #globalhealth leader, @kentbuse and I argue in @bmj_latest: blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2021/06/13…

A thread on what next for global health & #healthsecurity.
Speaking at #G20 Rome #GlobalHealthSummit in May, German Chancellor #Merkel had raised the question, “if not us, who?” to end the global #Covid19 #pandemic.

At #G7UK this past weekend, #G7 responded with "Not us," committing to donate 870mn #vaccine doses when the need is 11bn.
Instead of engaging with recommendations of @TheIndPanel to strengthen #pandemic preparedness & the #globalhealth system (theindependentpanel.org/mainreport/), strongly backed by @antonioguterres (), #G7 noted it would "explore" different proposals.
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Excerpts from "'America’s Post-Pandemic Geography' - Covid-19 is transforming all types of communities, from big cities to suburbs to rural areas" - from the Summer 2021 Issue of @CityJournal - by @Richard_Florida & @joelkotkin. A #Thread.

The article → city-journal.org/americas-post-…
1. "The #Pandemic will pass...But in geographic terms, today’s Covid-precipitated crises may well prove to be the most transformative event that #America has experienced since the great migration to the suburbs after World War II."
2. "....centrifugal forces pull some people out of #Cities: families seek more #Affordable space, backyards, and access to better schools. With the wider scope of choice that #RemoteWork affords, some are casting their nets wider and moving farther afield..."
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We set up a fund to support projects that enable trustworthy and ethical #datasharing. These projects aim to help citizens and businesses lower their impact on the environment, improve public services and save lives.

Meet the projects: hubs.ly/H0K9tmW0
1/8 @OpenClimateFix has been exploring how opening up #energy #data can help reduce energy costs and achieve net zero emissions.

The team identified that recurring revenue is very important for economic sustainability, and created guidance around this: theodi.org/article/open-c…
2/8 @eticlabuk looked at how #datasharing could unlock the value of data in the #charity sector.

The team researched whether the #datafederation model could be a viable approach: theodi.org/article/etic-l…
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Here's why more and more #associations and membership organisations launch private #digital #communities, and why yours should too:

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📅Year-round cohesion: your flagship events and gala dinners matter, but will no longer be enough to guarantee loyalty and avoid member churn. We live in an on-demand, continuous world now, disconnecting for large parts of the year is no longer sustainable.
🔐Security & #privacy : hosting your proprietary information on 'free' servers managed by social media companies is leading a lamb to slaughter. Instead, they can and should be hosted within your private platform environment where YOU own the data
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In-depth individual interviews of 25 #women #workers at the Ambassador Bridge produced #breastcancer risk understandings & agency narratives.

Kathy said: “put us all together, and pretty soon you have just got lots of stories that all have the same ending.”

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The research captures & explains layered & multifactorial influences on women’s narratives of #breastcancer risks & related agency and to see how #health and health knowledge are constructed in a #nested set of relationships.

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Multiple information sources influenced #women’s #breastcancer risk and agency narratives.

Social, cultural & experiential information were all included.

#Workplace & #environmental exposures & socio-cultural aspects of work & environment were critical to the narratives.

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The #HAIRE partnership consists of 14 partners in the UK, France, Belgium and The Netherlands, all of whom are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of older people. As we have reviewed what we achieved in 2020, we are grateful to our enthusiastic, caring team:
1) co-created across borders... (with @lenord @RotherVA @EastSussexCC @PlymUni Welzijnenzorg Kempen @Univ_Artois @iDrops_tweet OCMW Laakdal @Poperinge8970 @SolidarityUniv @MindDevon @feockpc @uniscite)
2) trained 115 HAIRE enablers...
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"Harvesting the oceans under the Blue Economy": "The #OECD suggests that the #ocean economy is likely to outpace the global economy in the next 15 years."

#GreatReset #NewDealForNature #DeepSeaMining
Under guise of protecting #biodiversity:

"Framed as perhaps the last untapped, under-explored & under-exploited region in the world, the Pacific #Ocean is set to be a contested space for resources."

#WorldEconomicForum #SDGs
"The #BlueEconomy heralds a new race to carve up the Pacific, turning the Pacific Ocean, from surface to seafloor, into a crowded/contested space. Pacific state leaders are courted w/ economic gains that are a fraction of the value of the ocean resources that will be #extracted."
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@lydmirembe @Water4PeopleUG @nwscug @FrankTumwebazek Just drove into food-rich #Kamwenge district, land of matooke. Here for @Water4PeopleUG, @nwscug and #KamwengeDLG @min_waterUg launch of the Malere piped water supply and sanitation system in Biguli Sub County. #water 🚰💦#Uganda🇺🇬 #communities ImageImageImageImage
@lydmirembe @Water4PeopleUG @nwscug @FrankTumwebazek @min_waterUg All set for launch of Malere piped #water 🚰 system. Great work done by #KamwengeDLG partners @Water4PeopleUG @min_waterUg @nwscug and local govt 🇺🇬 to deliver. Unopposed MP for Kibaale East County in Kamwenge, Frank Tumwebaze is expected chief guest. ImageImageImageImage
@lydmirembe @Water4PeopleUG @nwscug @FrankTumwebazek @min_waterUg The Malere piped #water 🚰 system will bring clean water to community homes, helping locals to save on the various costs of looking for water. A jerrycan now at Sh50 from Sh200, a unit of 1000 litres at Sh3,500 from Sh6,000. Great work done by #KamwengeDLG partners + Gov 🇺🇬 ImageImageImageImage
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