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.
Submitted by steve jennings on Sat, 08/11/2014 - 17:27
NordicDEi democratises data with a crowd powered collaborative-data engine where you don’t have to find a database, or worry about security, authentication, or privacy.
We're building a launch-pad for 1,000’s of startups and new ventures, enabling empowered people and enlightened organisations to deliver measurable social impact and sustainable citizen prosperity.
To do this during times of unprecedented social, economic, environmental, demographic, and political uncertainty will require us to take a bold approach and step outside of the way we normally do things.
Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X.
The academic torrents network is built for researchers, by researchers. Its distributed peer-to-peer library system automatically replicates your datasets on many servers, so you don't have to worry about managing your own servers or file availability. Everyone who has data becomes a mirror for those data so the system is fault-tolerant.
Netention is SEMANTIC GROUPWARE that automatically organizes a community of peoples' realities.
It can then interlink them with automatically discovered opportunities that are mutually inter-satisfying - essentially suggesting to its participants how they could realize the desired futures they have described.
Timebank.cc is an open platform that facilitates and encourages user-initiated projects on parallel economies.
This timebank is started in the Netherlands, in different cities and later other European cities, such as Lisbon, have joined the platform.
The public part of the timebank.cc website is made with WordPress with the theme Custom-Community by Themecraft.
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.
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.