Supporting the collective: Co-ops, CoTech and Anti-capitalism

For a while now, since realizing that co-op values and principles and open source ones overlap quite extensively, I’ve been noticing something interesting capitalism (or just our Western culture?) tries to convince us of. It involves a pseudo-humanist state of mind, and I can’t quite figure out where or how the norm is established. We […]

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Supporting the collective: Co-ops, CoTech and Anti-capitalism

Announcing the passbolt Community Forum

originally posted in the passbolt publication on Medium I’ve mentioned in this big internet thing that the co-op is doing a bit of work for passbolt. So first, let me introduce what passbolt is — passbolt is an open source software that does password management for teams. Instead of telling your colleague your password so that they […]

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Announcing the passbolt Community Forum

Prototype Development Phase: Towards the launch of Greenpeace.org

originally posted in Greenpeace’s Planet 4 publication on medium.com With little to no fanfare, the Design Phase of the Planet 4 project has come to an end. The development of the prototype, the Greenpeace International website, is well underway and will follow the aesthetic theory we named “Shedding Light”. The Design and Technical teams’ symbiosis […]

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Prototype Development Phase: Towards the launch of Greenpeace.org

Content is complicated: let’s try to simplify

originally posted in Greenpeace’s Planet 4 publication on Medium Content can be simple… But when it needs to represent a dynamic, diverse, global organization like Greenpeace and all kinds of stuff we do, it can become tricky. From individual actions to coordinated global campaigns, the content we produce for the web and beyond is representing […]

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Content is complicated: let’s try to simplify

A Collection of Voices: We Are Open Co-op Day: September 2017 Edition

On the first day of September in the Year of Our Lord 2017, the We Are Open Co-op joined together in a celebration of piety towards intellect. Wait…what am I doing here? I’ve been reading Shakespeare and watching Braveheart. Ignore that voice, I was trying too hard. The We Are Open Co-op finally got together […]

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A Collection of Voices: We Are Open Co-op Day: September 2017 Edition

How to handle criticism of your open project

originally posted on Opensource.com Remaining empathetic when people criticize your project can be difficult. Here’s how my team did it recently. Over the course of the past year, the project I’m working on has been using open organizational principles as the cornerstone of the work. It’s the first attempt at using open methodologies inside of […]

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