OPEN 2020

VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – The language of the commons

“Throughout history, problems have arisen when the language used to represent reality fails to meet the needs and aspirations of people.” David Bollier & Silke Helfrich – Free, Fair and Alive Words, terms and categories of thought isolate and emphasise certain points of view. They determine what we notice and think about things – they …

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building the commons economy - enric duran faircoin

Building the commons economy – Q&A with Enric Duran from Faircoin

In the run up to OPEN 2020 we interviewed Enric Duran, a founding member of the Catalan Integral Cooperative (CIC – Cooperativa Integral Catalana) and Faircoop, who developed the Faircoin project. OSB: How are things going with Faircoop and Faircoin? ED:  We’ve been working on Farcoin since 2014 – and it helped to develop the …

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OPEN 2020 Webinar – Vocdoni as an engagement tool for cooperatives

In this webinar we hear from Ferran Reyes of Vocdoni. Vocdoni is a FLOSS project building a privacy-centric platform for digital governance using digital voting with maximum guarantees of anonymity, and a toolset to manage the relationship of organizations and their social base. It allows us to increase the engagement of any social economy organization …

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OPEN 2020 Webinar – Holochain

In this webinar we hear from Grace Rachmany, Hedayat Abedijoo and Guillem Cordoba about Holochain. Holochain enables a distributed web with user autonomy built directly into its architecture and protocols. Distributing the storage and processing of data can change how we coordinate and interact. With digital integration under user control, Holochain liberates our online lives from …

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OPEN 2020 Webinar – Digital Life Collective

In this second intro webinar of OPEN 2020 – Christina Bowen, Joachim Stroh and Graham Mitchell introduce the Digital Life Collective. Digital Life Collective members research, develop, fund and support Tech We Trust technologies that prioritize autonomy, privacy and dignity. They are a cooperative, member funded, member owned and member controlled. The International Co-operative Alliance …

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OPEN 2020 Webinar – DisCos & Guerrilla Translation

Watch the first intro webinar of OPEN 2020 with Stacco Troncoso and colleagues from Guerrilla Media Collective discussing DisCos, Distributed Cooperative Organizations. The DisCO (read all about it in the DisCO Manifesto) takes a friendly but carefully planned approach to people working together to create value in ways that are cooperative, commons-oriented and rooted in feminist …

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