To use an event promotion and organization service that is an alternative to the commercial corporate platforms (Facebook, Meet-Up, EventBrite), that is federated, respects privacy and uses free and open source and group management software that can be adapted for specific use, but still compatible with open standards.
To use free and open source software for persistent messaging that can be used both with we browser and mobile app, that provides features known in Slack and Microsoft teams but with options to use fine-grained discussions and ability to be visually customized and to connect to other applications/services.
To use free service and/or open source software for audio and video conferencing (meeting focused) with option of messaging, screen and media sharing, that can be used both with web browser and mobile app, while remaining flexible with bandwidth option, with ability to be encrypted and optionally visually customizable.
To have free, open source and consistent intranet-like service for controlled and scalable sharing, synchronizing, storing and backing-up of working information and media, but also communicating, discussing, coordinating and collaborating with coworkers/collaborators in the organization or project using web services via web browser and optionally free mobile apps.
To establish a free and participatory web-based knowledge repository that can function both as an archive and a research, work and think space, with diverse text forms (from work notes to Wikipedia-like encyclopedic pages) hyperlinking and semantically relating (meta)information, generating multiple navigation options, data visualizations and format outputs.
Loomio’s processes make participants discuss and collaborate to take part in shaping and sharing arguments collectively towards consensus building and decision making. Rather than counting votes to make decisions of obvious majority or average compromises between opposites, it creates legitimate overviews and histories of all participating positions, needs and changes.
Tool to facilitate digital file sharing, collaborative text editing and image manipulation in physical proximity (WiFi range), using self-hosted open source tools, running on a compact and portable micro-computer, with both technical documentation and a rich history of use in art and cultural projects as practical case studies.
Virbela is an immersive educational tool designed to create a socially connected educational world. Virbela gives users the possibility to create virtual campuses and educational spaces. This tool gives the opportunity to increase engagement, create virtual socialisation spaces, enable connections, and raise participants' interactions fostering the construction of a sense of community. Virbela engages online education for deeper learning.
Zoom is tool that helps businesses and organisations to bring their teams together in a virtual meeting. It is an easy to use platform for a video, voice, content sharing, and chats. It can be used using mobile devices, desktops and telephones. Even though it is a proprietary software, in the case of peer-learning tools for commoning, this tool shows a fast learning curve, a user-friendly interphase, sustainability in time other than one last important aspect: people worldwide have become acquainted with it. It is not opensource, but offers a great deal of features useful for online and hybrid peer learning dynamics.
The goal of the Gamification approach is to involve and engage with employees, audience, peers and partners to create collaborative workspace, which leads to better communication and transfer of knowledge in collectivities.
Kahoot! is a interaction tool that intends to increase engagement and allow for more exciting open learning dynamics using aspects of gamification in e-learning. It is a new tool to raise awareness with specific targeted content.
The notion will help to create a collaborative databases useful for knowledge collective management and collection. The tool can create a freely accessible knowledge base with a user-friendly interphase. The notion enables to share events and data such as a workshop wiki, contact lists, event calendars, brains-storm spaces and similar features. It could also be useful as a management tool with its integrated Kabana boards and third party app integrations.
Open calendar tool allows all users unhindered access to a shared resources and equal conditions for work and production of programs.
“Learn sketching, prototyping, basic programming and get introduced to the world of technology. Our aim is to give tools and a community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas. We do this by providing a great experience on building things and by making technology more approachable.” From the Rails Girls website
Mz* Balthasars Laboratory’s goal is to have a community of female and non-binary makers and hackers in Vienna, creating a safe space for informal education on art, craft and technology. Furthermore Mz* Balthasar’s Laboratory enables artists to continue making art, by offering a support network and a space for solo shows, group exhibitions, and workshops.