Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 15:03
CrisisCamp began as an idea for an event to bring together people who were interested in leveraging technology and telecommunications systems to assist communities in times of crisis. In June 2009 the first CrisisCamp was held in Washington DC as an open forum for practitioners, first responders, humanitarian aid workers, technologies, academia and the private sector to come to together to explore opportunities to enhance the capabilities of citizens, communities and crisis response organizations capability and capacity to response to, recover from, mitigate against and prepare for crises.
Betahaus is a coworking space in Berlin, Hamburg, Sofia and Barcelona.
They focus on community building and foster the interactions between the different coworkers in the different locations.
They organize frequent meetings and gatherings for networking and knowledge sharing
They also have a maker space in Berlin facility:
Apart from separate meeting rooms, large event spaces, an fablab called open design city and our café on the ground floor for relaxed entertainment, we have a coworking space of approximately 1500 square meters.
SinDominio aims to create a free Internet space, where there was not companies neither customers, where the possibilities of using the Internet as a means are not limited to what you pay for, where all people participate in decision making.
Radio Almenara is the free and community radio of the Ventilla neighborhood, situated in the north of Madrid.
Radio Almenara is a vehicle (like many other free radio, fanzines, etc..) to output alternative culture and information that does not fit in any other media.
nolotiro.org is a website where people give free gifts and seek for second hand furniture, chairs, sofas, bicycles, laptops, tables, stoves, lamps, beds, clothes, toys, baby cribs or cars, mobile phones and other any things you no longer want and do not need, so people who may need them can reuse them and give them a new life.
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.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 10:53
PatientsLikeMe is committed to putting patients first. We do this by providing a better, more effective way for you to share your real-world health experiences in order to help yourself, other patients like you and organizations that focus on your conditions. PatientsLikeMe is a health information sharing website for patients. Only here do patients like you have the opportunity to share both personal stories and health data about your conditions to help uncover great ideas and new knowledge.
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.
We propose a decentralized privacy-preserving approach to spam filtering. Our solution exploits robust digests to identify messages that are a slight variation of one another and a peer-to-peer architecture between mail servers to collaboratively share knowledge about spam