Just started thinking about cooperatives I'd like to start or have already tried to start IRL and it made me very sad. I've tried…
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With 0 success. I think the problem with community run organizations is that you have to already have a community, or have some way of reaching a large audience in your local area. How do you actually find people?
@sam There is a reason new stuff often starts in cities. Density really helps finding a critical mass of an initially obscure idea.
Maybe that can change now with social media and the like. But if the coop idea is for a physical location, it will probably require first building a large local/regional network. Or find a digital coop idea.
Fediscience is the social network for scientists.