From the actions of the Egyptian government to the policies of Facebook, the monopolies of central banks to the corporatization of the Internet, we are witnessing the potential of a peer-to-peer networking become overshadowed by the hierarchies of th. Read more »
When his car died in 2007, Shelby Clark put off purchasing a replacement. He spent time researching his options and looking for a good deal. In the interval, he signed up for the car-sharing service Zipcar and began taking more public transportation. Read more »
In March 2008, Dustin Zuckerman started a local tool-lending library from the back closet of his small one-bedroom carriage house in Santa Rosa. Zuckerman is a gently spoken man in his late thirties. His friends describe him as the "giving type. Read more »
Ryan Singel, a blogger for Wired, threw down the gauntlet on Friday calling for an open alternative to Facebook. Two days earlier Thomas Baekdal, of Baekdal.com, wrote a passionate analysis of why the now overly-complicated Facebook is doomed. Read more »
The truth is, the big guys down the road in Silicon Valley are setting a fierce pace by sharing their core technology, for social good. Here’s what they’re doing to lead the field and how your social enterprise can benefit. Read more »
Here in Monroe and Alpine, Oregon, we have created a solution that is helping people learn about gardening, grow their own food and lift the burden on our local food-bank to provide for its ever increasing customers. Read more »
Tired of paying car insurance, sitting in traffic jams, and guzzling too much gas? Do you never want to dig your car out of another snowstorm?
Perhaps your family already cut down from two cars to one, but taking the carfree step seems impossi. Read more »