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”

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”

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”