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    How can minimal technologies maximise a learning experience? What could 'minimum' 'viable' 'learning' be? During this Read & Repair, we will explore minimal viable forms of learning with Etherpad. Etherpad is a collaborative text editor that is often used within the practices of Varia members and their peer networks.

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    Every last Sunday of the month the Varia library and Rotterdam Electronics Depot are open. In this next edition we are reading the text Neoliberalism with Dutch Characteristics: The Big Fix Up of the Netherlands and the Practice of Embedded Cultural Activism by BAVO (Gideon Boie & Matthias Pauwels) from the book Citizens and Subjects: The Netherlands, for Example : a Critical Reader, edited by Rosi Braidotti, Charles Esche & Maria Hlavajova.

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    Every last Sunday of the month, the Varia Library and Rotterdam Electronics Depot are open. Varia is hosting a special edition of Read & Repair that will be split into two(!) collective reading and conversation sessions. One will be online and one will be in our physical space, as a series of events to discuss matters of abolitionist technology & community-driven systems of accountability, while generating anonymous, consensual debris for stone throw, a temporary online work to share our resources and reflections.

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    Every last Sunday of the month, the Varia Library and Rotterdam Electronics Depot are open. Varia is hosting a special edition of Read & Repair that will be split into two(!) collective reading and conversation sessions. One will be online and one will be in our physical space, as a series of events to discuss matters of abolitionist technology & community-driven systems of accountability, while generating anonymous, consensual debris for stone throw, a temporary online work to share our resources and reflections.

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    Every last Sunday of the month, the Varia Library and Rotterdam Electronics Depot are open. This Sunday, we will turn to Digital Solidarity Networks, a recent ongoing collective initiative around digital tools that don't follow an exploitative business model.

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    Every last Sunday of the month, the Varia Library and Rotterdam Electronics Depot are open. This Sunday, Amy Pickles is organising some loose exercises and scores for reading and discussing collectively an excerpt from Ilya Kaminsky's Deaf Republic.

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