Submitted by mberlinguer on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:16
The Alaska Permanent Fund is a constitutionally established permanent fund managed by a state-owned corporation, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC). It is a stakeholder trust model of management for large-scale commons that distributes revenues from a shared asset (such as oil on Alaskan land) to every household in the state (roughly $1,000 to $2,000 each year).
Submitted by mberlinguer on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:04
Remix The Commons is an intercultural space for sharing and co-creating multimedia documents about the commons. It aims at documenting and illustrating key ideas and practices of the commons movement, including through the creative process of the project itself.
Jamendo is a music website and an open community of music authors. It bills itself as "the world's largest digital service for free music". Since the beginning in 2005, Jamendo's music has been licensed under Creative Commons licenses.
Generatech is a platform for the empowerement of gender in the audiovisual technoculture. It hosts collaborative spaces for communities related to critical views on gender, feminism, bodies, sexuality and related issues, while promoting free software and free culture.
The Bajo el Asfalto está la Huerta (BAH) is an ecological farming initiative focused on sustainable agriculture outside of market dynamics, implementing an alternative model of agricultural production, distribution and consumption. This model is based on self-organisation, assembly-based decision-making and horizontal non-hierarchical relationships.
CSA Tabacalera is a self-managed social center in the Lavapiés neighbourhood in Madrid (Spain) with 9,200 square metres. The building is an old factory of tobacco owned by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and considered public cultural heritage.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sun, 02/03/2014 - 23:29
Amara lets people collaborate to make video accessible to everyone. There has never been a bigger need for translations and captions-- video is the most powerful and popular medium in the world. Join our global volunteer community!
We think collaborative subtitling is the best way to eradicate language and accessibility barriers for socially important and popular videos on the web.
A project of the Participatory Culture Foundation, pculture.org.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sun, 02/03/2014 - 20:44
Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many existing open-source packages into a common Python-based interface.
Mission: Creating a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Sun, 02/03/2014 - 00:31
The Riseup Collective is an autonomous body based in Seattle with collective members world wide. Our purpose is to aid in the creation of a free society, a world with freedom from want and freedom of expression, a world without oppression or hierarchy, where power is shared equally. We do this by providing communication and computer resources to allies engaged in struggles against capitalism and other forms of oppression. they empower organizations and individuals to use technology in struggles for liberation.