= "dotcomrades is a (very) loosely associated band of makers, activists, doers and your general salt of the earth awkward squad types".
"We're marrying our geeky tendencies to our progressive politics, and assembled for the first time in June 2015 to think about/hack away at how technology might reboot/revive/"disrupt" organised labour.
A bunch of us are sniffing around how co-ops, mutuals, Guilds, credit unions, etc. might take advantage of advances in technology to outcompete incumbents and positively shape the markets/industries they operate in." (http://www.dotcomrades.net/#about)