This year, the OPEN conference is going decentralised - bringing you a mixture of online webinars, Q&As and opportunities for collaboration, as well as some offline, London based presentations, discussions and "beer to beer learning" opportunities :)
Let's join the dots between all the organisations and communities that are working on building a new, regenerative economy - by acknowledging the shared purpose of our movement - and collaborate on a scale never seen before to build a world of abundance and equity for all.
Check out the EVENTS CALENDAR and let us know if you would like to add an event.
The changing narrative – A new ontology for the progressive movement?
Have you ever wondered why the world works like it does? Why things seem skewed in favour of the richRead more.
RChain – a blockchain 3.0 framework for ‘glocal’ cooperation
In the run up to OPEN 2018, Oliver Sylvester-Bradley from The Open Co-op interviews Claire Tolan, a developer at Resonate,Read more.
Holochain – The commons engine for cooperation at scale
This article is the second part of our interview with Matthew Schutte, Communications Director at Holochain, which covers their plansRead more.
Holochain – the perfect framework for decentralised cooperation at scale
Holochain is a new technology project with huge potential for the cooperative economy. Members of The Open Co-op have beenRead more.
Hullcoin: can blockchain unlock the hidden value in Hull’s economy?
It might come as a surprise – but something innovative is happening in Hull. Hull is one of those cities,Read more.
Belonging is a superpower – Patterns for decentralised organising
If you work in any type of co-op, or non-hierarchical group, with open and inclusive values and aspirations for horizontalRead more.
PLANET – An open source operating system for a collaborative, sustainable economy
The following post presents a vision of an open source operating system, which we at The Open Co-op believe wouldRead more.
Re-writing the core code of business: A Q&A with Douglas Rushkoff
Douglas Rushkoff is a writer, documentarian, and lecturer whose work focuses on human autonomy in a digital age. He isRead more.
Democracy spreads like a virus: A Q&A with Nathan Schneider
In 2015, Nathan co-organised “Platform Cooperativism,” a pioneering conference in New York, which kick started a wave of global discussionRead more.