TheGoodData is the first data coop. It improves people's privacy while doing some social good. Its browser extension blocks trackers and anonymously process and trades a small part of data for charities. In exchange, users become the sole owners of the company.
TheGoodData has started supporting users to effectively own their browsing data, but is expected to develop new features to regain ownership of other sets of data: mobile, financial, etc.
The value accounting system deals with the creation and transformation of value in the context of a commons-based peer production system. It describes amalgamation of value in peer-production. At the network level, it describes transformation and flow of value.
Different types of value are identified and a valuation mechanism is put in place. The value created is attributed to its creators.
The Value Accouting System software is open source software and is openly available.
It is currently used by Sensorica.ca and Guerrilla Translations (both listed in this directory)
Metamaps.cc is a free and open source web platform for changemakers, innovators, educators and students. It enables individuals and communities to build and visualize their shared knowledge and unlock their collective intelligence.
Metamaps.cc is created and maintained by a distributed, nomadic community comprised of technologists, artists and storytellers.They are currently based between San Francisco, CA and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 11:55
Crowdfunding solution for brands, businesses, and organizations. Self-hosting a campaign allows you to use advanced tools to collect more funds, build your brand, and capture long-term value and traffic. CrowdtiltOpen brings that power to everyone, even non-engineers.
CrowdtiltOpen is an end-to-end solution that makes it easy to launch your own professional white-labeled crowdfunding, presale, or donation page. CrowdtiltOpen will host your page, handle payment processing, and leave you to focus on what your goal: raising funds.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sun, 02/03/2014 - 20:44
Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many existing open-source packages into a common Python-based interface.
Mission: Creating a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.
Submitted by David Rozas on Tue, 25/02/2014 - 20:55
Backdrop CMS is a fork of Drupal 7, created with the purpose of offering a lower barrier entry.
Backdrop CMS started its existence as an offshoot or fork of Drupal. Although Backdrop originates from a common codebase with Drupal, its philosophy and organization are distinct. Backdrop practices a policy of focused releases, taking into account the feedback from the community. The overall direction is guided by the Backdrop Project Management Committee (PMC), modeled off of the Apache project. The direction of Backdrop is guided by the Backdrop Project Management Committee (PMC).
Submitted by David Rozas on Tue, 25/02/2014 - 20:47
OpenELEC is an embedded operating system built around XBMC, the open source entertainment media hub. Home Theatre PCs are known to be hard to install and configure and can take a massive amount of time to keep running. OpenELEC, on the other hand, is designed to be as lightweight as possible in terms of size and complexity meaning your HTPC becomes no harder to configure than your satellite box or DVD player. With it's small footprint, OpenELEC is also ideal for small systems based on Atom or Fusion platforms so you won't need a whole computer in your living room!