We, as a society, expected going online would lead to mass democratization and access to information that empowers large groups of people. Instead, we got outsourced.
We partnered with the City of Cambridge to redesign Find It Cambridge, an online opportunity locator serving city residents, in a unique way— designing and developing out in the open, and releasing the software under an open-source license so that other cities can spin up their own Find It platforms.
Election-first organizing is failing us. We need to move to movement-first organizing.
Ksnip is a free and open-source, lightweight screenshot tool with simple image editing built in.
Ben will be presenting two sessions at Drupaldelphia. Come learn how to apply an Iterative UX approach to your work and how to scale community decision-making in your free software projects.
Wirth Grocery's failure to act as a cooperative—with its own existence at stake—is upsetting. Cooperatives are one of the few spaces where people have a chance to take collective control of something that matters to them.
Join Agaric, encuentro5, DigBoston and UjimaBoston, for a strategic conversation on how to use and build technology for liberation.