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Transhumance

The goal of the Transhumance project is to devise a software platform to support the execution of collaborative applications in a mobile ad hoc network. The application designed to demonstrate the Transhumance platform is a pervasive collaborative treasure hunting game named “Team Exploration”

Digital Social Innovation

Digital Social Innovation is a research projecte funded by The European Commission with the mission to build a living map of organisations that use digital technologies for social innovation. Led by Nesta, the project partners are Esade, FutureEverything, IRI, Swirrl and Waag Society.

Wikiprogress

Wikiprogress is the official platform for the OECD-hosted Global Project on "Measuring the Progress of Societies". The core mission of wikiprogress is "to create global information tool supported by a worldwide partnership of organisations and individuals wishing to develop new, smarter measures of progress.

The Open University

The Open University (OU) is a distance learning and research university founded by Royal Charter in the United Kingdom. The university is funded by a combination of student fees, contract income, and allocations for teaching and research by the higher education funding bodies throughout the UK. It is notable for having an open entry policy, i.e. students' previous academic achievements are not taken into account for entry to most undergraduate courses.

SETI@home

SETI@home ("SETI at home") is an Internet-based public volunteer computing project employing the BOINC software platform, hosted by the Space Sciences Laboratory, at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States. SETI is an acronym for the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. Its purpose is to analyze radio signals, searching for signs of extra terrestrial intelligence, and is one of many activities undertaken as part of SETI. Everyone can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data obtained.

Flok Society

Free/Libre Open Knowledge Society, designing a world for the commons. Project of collaborative design of pro-Commons public policies, promoted by IAEN and Ecuador's government.

ClickWorkers

A small NASA experimental project that uses public volunteers (nicknamed "clickworkers" on the site) for scientific tasks that require human perception and common sense, but not a lot of scientific training. Clickworkers are able to work when, and for however long they choose, doing routine analysis that would normally require months of work by scientists or graduate students.

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