The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC) is Europe's largest association of hackers. For more than thirty years we are providing information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around technology and hacking issues. As the most influential hacker collective in Europe we organize campaigns, events, lobbying and publications as well as anonymizing services and communication infrastructure.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 13:04
ownCloud, Inc. provides an open source platform to sync, share, and view data and files. The company’s platform enables to sync and view contacts, calendars, and bookmarks across various devices and allows editing right on the Web. Its platform also enables businesses to host their own, on premises, or remote cloud storage. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with an international office in Germany.
The Metalab is a hackerspace in Vienna's central first district.Founded in 2006, it is a meeting place of the Viennese tech community, hosting events from culture festivals to user groups. It has played a catalyst role in the global hackerspace movement and was the birthplace of several internet startup companies.
c-base e. V. is a non-profit association of about 515 members located in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of this association is to increase knowledge and skills pertaining to computer software, hardware and data networks. The association is engaged in numerous related activities.
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.
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.
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.