Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 13:52
Poplus is an international community of activists, citizens and developers.They create standardised, internationalised, interoperable, open-source Components, to make it easier to build websites that empower citizens, no matter where they are based.
You have a vision that would make your country's democracy more accessible for everyone. You’ve seen sites like TheyWorkForYou.com or VotaInteligente.cl and would like to build a similar site that monitors your Parliament. It would provide information about all the representatives, and publish everything they say or vote on.
Submitted by JorgeLuisSalcedo on Tue, 04/03/2014 - 13:25
It’s an open source tool for making transcripts really easy to read, search and share on the modern internet. Transcripts are a kind of oil that greases the wheels of well-functioning societies. They let people discover when powerful people have made pronouncements that affect less powerful people.
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 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 - 19:50
On the Commons (OTC) is a commons movement strategy center founded in 2001. Through our efforts, we help:
Build and bring visibility to the commons movement;
Initiate and catalyze commons work; and,
Develop and encourage commons leadership.
We believe it is possible to foster a commons-based society, which refers to a shift away from our market-based system, through new, collaborative ways of working.
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.
Changify is a new service for the public to initiate and build support for local and community change projects directly from their mobile phones, and seek backing from brands, councils, local businesses and other supporters.