Trustroots Changelog — December/January

Let’s see if this becomes a habit, but the idea is to highlight all the small improvements and continuous efforts that go on Trustroots, thanks to all our volunteers! 👏 The search got a bigger upgrade under the hood — it’s now smoother and faster, especially on mobile. Visuals got refreshed a bit, but primarilyContinue reading “Trustroots Changelog — December/January”

Meeting people now on Trustroots

You can now meet people on Trustroots even if you don’t need hosting or cannot host. This is probably the biggest change in Trustroots since our launch two years ago! As our community is already 27,000 members strong, we wanted to make Trustroots useful not only for those who can host or who are travelling. Our missionContinue reading “Meeting people now on Trustroots”

Hitchwiki + Trustroots Install Party

Geeks! We’re in Berlin hacking on both Hitchwiki.org and Trustroots.org codebases. If you’d like to see how to get these projects running locally on your computer and volunteer working on them, come over and we’ll show you exactly how! Useful knowledge for Hitchwiki: PHP Javascript MediaWiki Useful knowledge for Trustroots: Javascript NodeJS AngularJS MongoDB ExpressJSContinue reading “Hitchwiki + Trustroots Install Party”

Message thread feedback

New feature! You can now give private feedback about messages you receive. We’re going towards “references type” features this spring. We will be collecting the data, do testing and figure out how to guide people towards better messages and full profiles. Things are likely to change along the way while we figure this out asContinue reading “Message thread feedback”

Trustroots is now 10 000 members strong!

Dear Worldwide Trustroots Community, We made it to 10.000 members in eight months! Congratulations to all of you wonderful people! Trustroots is an open, transparent, friendly and international Community. In this short time TR has welcomed members from many walks of life. Some were already users of hospitality networks, while others are completely new toContinue reading “Trustroots is now 10 000 members strong!”

Trustroots Picnic Berlin

As we wrote before, we’re all team here in Berlin now working on Trustroots. Let’s have a cozy day together with the community at the lake this Tuesday (11.8.2015)! Picnic around north-eastern end of Krumme Lanke (map). Time: ~3pm onwards. If you’re interested in volunteering; coding, translations, support etc we can have sessions about itContinue reading “Trustroots Picnic Berlin”

Life outside the Big Blue Box

It’s not that everyone needs to stop using Facebook but those who actually communicate with friends, participate in communities and organise real life meetings really should start using something else as well. The rest could spend less time looking at stream of pictures and random blurbs, but for that Facebook is really ideal. Just likeContinue reading “Life outside the Big Blue Box”

Introducing Trustroots

Yay! Trustroots.org is now out of the first testing/bugfixing round. It’s time to join us and spread the word! This post was originally published at Mikael’s blog. Me and other hospex activists are creating a new volunteer based gift/free-economy project. While hosting will be at the core of Trustroots, it’s not limited to it. HitchwikiContinue reading “Introducing Trustroots”