The Heartbleed bug crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse. In fact, it’s time for the web to take a good hard look at a new idea: encryption everywhere.
More than a technology or a marketplace, the Internet is a social environment, a community space for people to interact with the expectation that principles of equity, fairness and justice will prevail.
I started the netfoundry project because I had been in correspondence with several people over the years about the need for a “network-of-networks” type of social media/organizing infrastructure. To further elaborate on what netfoundry is intended to accomp…
Occupy.here began as an experiment at Zuccotti Park. It was a wifi router and website I designed to run entirely disconnected from the internet. After the park was cleared, I refocused my thinking about how best to support a decentralized movement.
The Internet still holds promise as a tool for positive political, social, and even evolutionary transformation. Yet like all tools, it can be used to help or harm, create or control, empower or imprison.
The emergence of Net parties internationally suggest a new era in politics. Technology is the new process that changes the way we work, make decisions, and communicate. Wikipartido's motto: "Collective Intelligence: Better Decisions."