Gitorious is a web-based hosting service for collaborative free and open-source software development projects that use the Git revision control system. The name also refers to the free and open-source server software that the Web site is developed and hosted on.
Gitorious was started by Johan Sørensen in the end of 2007 as a way to easily host Git repositories for himself.
Howtopedias objective is to become the reference for people looking for resources for empowerment. The platform promotes simple technologies in all areas of daily life. howtopedia focuses on a bottom-up strategy. It collects and disseminates self-help resources and know-how in order to facilitate the local self-organization worldwide in four languages: English, Español, Français, Português.
Global community that co-creates practical knowledge on production and design of renewable energies and sustainable energy sources. The vision of the energypedia knowledge commons platform is “a world of free knowledge exchange and mutual learning on renewable energies in which everyone has access to sustainable energy sources.” On energypedia.info anyone can create and revise articles on renewable energy technologies, approaches and projects as well as energy efficiency.
SOINUMAPA.NET is a Basque country Sound Map open archive project. Based on phonography or the art of recording environmental sounds, its aim is to show, share and exchange field recordings made in the Basque Country.
Submitted by Stacco Troncoso on Wed, 05/03/2014 - 02:47
Inspired by a love of sharing, Guerilla Translation facilitates access to valuable ideas in uncertain times.
Guerrilla Translation is a collaborative hub for authors and translators to network and share stimulating ideas internationally. Our aim is to model a cooperative form of global idea-sharing, by enabling a platform and method for opening dialogues.
Although GT offers the same range of services as a traditional translation agency, it is anything but. Material is chosen for translation according to its social and environmental value, not its profit potential.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 13:52
Poplus is an international community of activists, citizens and developers.They create standardised, internationalised, interoperable, open-source Components, to make it easier to build websites that empower citizens, no matter where they are based.
You have a vision that would make your country's democracy more accessible for everyone. You’ve seen sites like TheyWorkForYou.com or VotaInteligente.cl and would like to build a similar site that monitors your Parliament. It would provide information about all the representatives, and publish everything they say or vote on.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 13:25
It’s an open source tool for making transcripts really easy to read, search and share on the modern internet. Transcripts are a kind of oil that greases the wheels of well-functioning societies. They let people discover when powerful people have made pronouncements that affect less powerful people.