Submitted by David Rozas on Tue, 19/05/2015 - 12:53
A global community of (mostly) young Europeans. We aspire to put our time and effort into solving the global societal, economic, environmental, security and energy problems threatening Europe and humanity in general. We care about things like open access to knowledge; openness and transparency of government; food security; smart communities; decentralised economic architecture; free/open source software; and art.
Submitted by cyclestreets on Mon, 11/05/2015 - 22:14
The CycleStreets Photomap is a user-generated resource containing over 56,000 images of bicycle-related infrastructure from around the world, for the purposes of cycling advocacy:
All locations are fully-categorised, and contain metadata such as type, good/bad, location, captions, keywords (tags), time & date:
An API for third-party use is available:
It can also be used as the basis for tools for cycle infrastructure audit, e.g.
Ethereum is a next-generation distributed cryptographic ledger that is designed to allow users to encode advanced transaction types, and decentralized applications into the blockchain. As opposed to Bitcoin and other derivative crypto-currencies, Ethereum features an internal Turing-complete scripting language, which a programmer can use to construct any smart contract or transaction type that can be mathematically defined.
Auroville (City of Dawn) is an experimental township in Viluppuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, near Puducherry in South India. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa (also known as "The Mother") and designed by architect Roger Anger. As stated in Alfassa's first public message about the township, "Auroville is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity."
Amul is an Indian dairy cooperative, based at Anand in the state of Gujarat, India. The word amul (अमूल) is derived from the Sanskrit word amulya (अमूल्य), meaning invaluable. The co-operative was initially referred to as Anand Milk Federation Union Limited hence the name AMUL.
Formed in 1946, it is a brand managed by a cooperative body, the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.
BerkShares is a local currency that circulates in The Berkshires region of Massachusetts. It was launched on September 29, 2006 by BerkShares Inc., with research and development assistance from the New Economics Institute.