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Schedule FOSDEM 2022
Matrix.org Foundation & Community

Matrix for Worker Power

Introduction to Wobbly
D.matrix
John Evans
<p>How a movement communicates determines the structure and success of that movement. It could even be said that a movement is the way that it communicates. The labour movement has existed for centuries. Can Matrix increase the movement's power in the next decade and beyond?</p>
Wobbly is a chat app built on Matrix designed for bottom-up worker organising to build a democratic economy and society. We're excited about the potential of the Spaces API and the custom JSON events system to build a very powerful tool for democratic self-organising spaces. While the project has existed in some form since 2015, we started using Matrix at the start of 2020 and have made much more progress in that time.

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