Trustroots goes invitation only

From today, new members can only join Trustroots by invitation. Why? Trustroots is growing, we’ve just passed 25’000 members. We recently issued our first member ban. Until now Trustroots has been focused around the hitchhiking community. As we grow, we want to manage the transition to a wider audience carefully. Right now we simply don’t have the features toContinue reading “Trustroots goes invitation only”

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”

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”

First Trustroots collective: Berlin 2015

From the 7th of August and onwards the Trustroots team is gathering in Berlin for the first Trustroots collective. We launched the website last December and we are very happy with the current situation. We now have an official non profit Trustroots Foundation registered in the UK. Almost 9000 members strong, with a lot ofContinue reading “First Trustroots collective: Berlin 2015”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung article (in German)

A couple of weeks ago Mikael, Callum and I were interviewed by Marlene Göring. She was writing an article about hospitality exchange for a renowned German newspaper. Here’s the article, it’s in German: Sofa So Good – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (posted here by author’s request). And a big chunk of it is about Trustroots! It mostly looks prettyContinue reading “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung article (in German)”