Howtopedias objective is to become the reference for people looking for resources for empowerment. The platform promotes simple technologies in all areas of daily life. howtopedia focuses on a bottom-up strategy. It collects and disseminates self-help resources and know-how in order to facilitate the local self-organization worldwide in four languages: English, Español, Français, Português.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 12:24
Crowdmap is a tool that allows you to crowdsource information and see it on a map and timeline. It enables anyone to run their own crowdsourcing site without having to know the intricacies of running their own server. It's free and it's yours to use.
Enable anyone too...
1. Collect information from cell phones, news and the web.
2. Aggregate that information into a single platform.
3. Visualize it on a map and timeline.
Ordinary people have a voice, and interesting things happen when you aggregate those voices and visualize the results.
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.
Asylos was launched as an international network of researchers who act on request from our partner lawyers in Europe to substantiate asylum claims. The research is run exclusively by volunteers from around the globe. The founding principle of Asylos is a simple one: everyone with computer access and two hours per week can help make the legal system in Europe live up to its own standards. Our reports are tailor-made for individual cases. The researchers offer a variety of expertise, a combination of more than thirty languages and a fresh perspective to investigate missing information.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the Web.
On 29 August 2012 five leading global organizations jointly signed an agreement to affirm and adhere to a set of Principles in support of The Modern Paradigm for Standards; an open and collectively empowering model that will help radically improve the way people around the world develop new technologies and innovate for humanity. Learn more about OpenStand: the modern paradigm for standards.
Submitted by David Rozas on Mon, 24/02/2014 - 17:47
Claroline is an Open Source software to easily deploy a platform for learning and collaboration online. Available in many languages, Claroline can be downloaded free and installed freely.
Claroline is based on a flexible educational model that information becomes knowledge through the activities and productions of the learner in a system driven by the motivation and interaction. The wide range of tools made available to the user allows any instructor or student to establish or operate an educational device for learning.