What’s brewing at the Collective?

Hey folks! Near one of the longest virgin beaches of Spain, the mixture of work, sun and sea brought this great energy into the community of Trustroots: lots of new people ready to team up and work online! Growing the roots! Tech boost Online activity on Slack and GitHub has increased massively. A large partContinue reading “What’s brewing at the Collective?”

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”

Introducing Trustroots Tribes*

Today we’re introducing Trustroots Tribes*. A Tribe* is a group of people on Trustroots with similar interests. How do you build a trust network that can scale up when it grows bigger? This question has occupied our minds for a long time. This started long before we actually founded Trustroots, when working on and using similar networks.Continue reading “Introducing Trustroots Tribes*”

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”

We’re now testing with Browserstack

Test driven development is great. Before you create new features or fix a bug you first write a test case that covers the specific issue. In the long run this means that you’re avoiding unforeseen side effects and that the entire code base is a lot more stable. Selenium testing is great in that you’reContinue reading “We’re now testing with Browserstack”

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”