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*”

Taking roots

I’m writing down my own opinions, ideas and experiences, these are not necessarily shared by other team members. The roots of this website have been growing for a long time. Back in 2005 I wrote an article about how hospitality exchange websites should be based on free software and free from censorship. In August 2006Continue reading “Taking roots”

It’s genuinely nice to be nice

Way back when, in the dim and distant past, when smartphones were still only a dream… CouchSurfing crashed, Casey wrote the famous “so long folks” letter. The community rose up and said we want this to continue. We value our gift economy, we want to keep this journey going. It started in Montreal, then continuedContinue reading “It’s genuinely nice to be nice”