Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 11:44
The initiative believe that improved democracy is the path to a more equal world. The Internet offers an unique opportunity to reinvent democracy. Your Priorities is a powerful eDemocracy web application designed by the non profit Citizens Foundation to help groups of people speak with one voice.
People submit ideas and debate them in a simple but advanced debate system. The best ideas with the best points for and against rise to the top.
They won the European e-Democracy Awards 2011 and have won numerous Icelandic awards for innovation and participation.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 11:29
The Open Ministry (Avoin ministeriö) is about crowdsourcing legislation, deliberative and participatory democracy and citizens initiatives. It is a non-profit organization based in Helsinki, Finland.We help citizens and NGO's with national citizens' initiatives, EU citizens initiatives and develop the online services for collaborating, sharing and signing the initiatives.
TioLive was created with the idea that a full ERP / CRM / email service could be offered based on a "Freemium" business model where occasional users get the service for free and power users pay a reasonable subscription fee.
Noserub is a protocol and reference implementation for a decentralized social network service. Its basic principle is an openness to other social network services so that information can be shared more easily without having to register and actively monitor each one.
The Netsukuku project is based on the very simple idea of exploiting the great potentiality of the wifi connectivity, making the PCs of wireless communities act as routers and handle together an ad-hoc network even bigger than the Internet.
Netsukuku is an ad-hoc network system designed to handle massive numbers of nodes with minimal consumption of CPU and memory resources. It can be used to build a world-wide distributed, fault-tolerant, anonymous, and censorship-immune network, fully independent from the Internet.
Submitted by David Rozas on Mon, 24/02/2014 - 17:36
CiviCRM is a web-based, internationalized suite of computer software for constituency relationship management, that falls under the broad rubric of customer relationship management. It is specifically designed for the needs of non-profit, non-governmental, and advocacy groups, and serves as an association management system. CiviCRM is designed to manage information about an organization's donors, members, event registrants, subscribers, grant application seekers and funders, and case contacts.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Thu, 20/02/2014 - 19:58
The Standby Task Force (SBTF) organizes digital volunteers into a flexible, trained and prepared network ready to deploy in crises. The concept for the Task Force was launched at the 2010 International Conference on Crisis Mapping (ICCM 2010) to streamline online volunteer support for crisis mapping following lessons learned in Haiti, Chile and Pakistan, and to provide a dedicated interface for the humanitarian community. Our main objective is to effectively assist crisis affected communities through co-operation with local and international responders.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Thu, 20/02/2014 - 19:14
The first ever set of microtasking apps specifically customized for digital humanitarian response. If you’re new to microtasking in the context of disaster response, then I recommend reading this, this and this. The purpose of our web-based microtasking apps (we call them Clickers) is to quickly make sense of all the user-generated, multi-media content posted on social media during disasters. How? By using microtasking and making it as easy as a single click of the mouse to become a digital humanitarian volunteer.