The oXcars are a non-competitive awards ceremony held at Sala Apolo in Barcelona, Spain, in October each year. They are a public showcase that puts the spotlight on cultural creation and distribution carried out under the paradigms of shared culture. Through presentations and symbolic mentions of works in a series of categories, real legal solutions are shown using parody as a strategy. The award categories include: Music, Animation, Theatre, Human Tools, Future Markets and Great Leftovers of Spanish Culture, among others .
Submitted by pojanguren on Thu, 04/09/2014 - 11:40
GeoCommons is the public community of GeoIQ users who are building an open repository of data and maps for the world:
Create Compelling Map Visualizations
Open, Accessible Data for All
Open API For Developers
Ongoing Worlds is a website for people to setup a play-by-post game (PbP game), invite members, and post their ongoing story.
A PbP game is an online text-based role-playing game in which players interact with each other and a predefined environment via text. It is a subset of the online role-playing community which caters to both gamers and creative writers
Stencyl is a game creation platform that allows users to create 2D video games for computers, mobile devices, and the web. The software is available for free, with select publishing options available for purchase.
StencylForge is the repository for user-created (and team-created) resources. StencylForge hosts all of the following kinds of resources: graphics, sound effects, music, behaviors, example games, kits, etc.
The Steam Workshop is a central hub of player-created content and tools to publish, organize, and download that content into the video games of the Steam platform (see below).
Different games will utilize the Workshop in different ways. Some games, like Team Fortress 2, allow you to create and submit new items (such as hats, weapons, badges, boots, and more) for consideration to be incorporated into the actual game.
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.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 19:53
OhmyNews is a South Korean online news website that has the motto "Every Citizen is a Reporter". It was founded by Oh Yeon Ho on 2000. It is the first of its kind in Korea to accept, edit and publish articles from its readers, in an open source style of news reporting. About 20% of the site's content is written by the 55-person staff, while most of the articles are written by other freelance contributors who are mostly ordinary citizens.