A global community of (mostly) young Europeans. We aspire to put our time and effort into solving the global societal, economic, environmental, security and energy problems threatening Europe and humanity in general. We care about things like open access to knowledge; openness and transparency of government; food security; smart communities; decentralised economic architecture; free/open source software; and art.
The CycleStreets Photomap is a user-generated resource containing over 56,000 images of bicycle-related infrastructure from around the world, for the purposes of cycling advocacy:
All locations are fully-categorised, and contain metadata such as type, good/bad, location, captions, keywords (tags), time & date:
An API for third-party use is available:
It can also be used as the basis for tools for cycle infrastructure audit, e.g.
All current cryptocurrencies require you to buy the coins, either through mining or through exchanges. This gives the advantage to those who already have capital and mining equipment, and can afford risky investments. FairCoin is the first project where the coins are not bought but rather distributed equally between everyone who wants them regardless of their current financial status, and promotes equality.
FairCoin is a crypto currency like Bitcoin.
The Common House is an experiment in building a commons – by which we mean a resource that is organised and structured by our collective activity as a community and not by money or property rights. We always want new groups and people to get involved in running the space. It is only people, together, that can create commons.
In 2013 we got together and collectively rented The Common House because we had a common problem. Most spaces in London cost too much, were not open the hours we needed and we wanted to have food and kids at our meetings.
Nafeez Ahmed is an investigative journalist, bestselling author, documentary film-maker and global security scholar. Formely at The Guardian, he is now promoting what he defines as "Insurge Intelligence: Watchdog journalism for the global commons. Investigating power to empower people".