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An organisation with a mission to make everything decentralized again
Interviews with the lead developers of various decentralized technologies, including tent.io, Serval Project, and Media Goblin.
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Relief agencies have tapped online volunteers to map damage in stricken areas of the Philippines
Mesh networks can share web connections throughout a neighborhood, spreading the reach of a broadband connection.
Open Garden further connects neighborhood mesh networks through simple and effective connectivity among nearby mobile devices.
All of those unused frequencies that linger between TV channels, called white spaces, are ripe for the taking, and starting today network builders and device makers can start using them, with a little help from Google.
An new app from Open Garden allows Wi-Fi network owners to share their password with the startup’s shared bandwidth community.
Braintree joins Stripe in tailoring its payments platform specifically for the new community commerce apps populating the web and mobile phones. TaskRabbit will be the first to use it.
To really reinvent the way we work, startups need to go beyond the beer fridge.
Coinbase, the Valley darling focused on making it easier to buy, sell, and store Bitcoin, has made it far easier to buy and sell BTC - if you give up just a smidge of privacy.
Online collaboration works, but it's best transferred into the physical world with the addition of some quiet-time processing by one or two brilliant individuals, writes Lazar Dzamic
Is it the individual versus the collective or somewhere in between?
Africa's first Bitcoin transfer service has launched in Kenya, piggybacking on M-Pesa, the country's highly successful mobile banking platform
Kipochi was our neighbor exhibitor at Bitcoin 2013. Best of luck to you guys!
Had lunch with a friend today and discussed the big idea behind Bitcoin. Saw this curated post from one of our favorite startups and Scoop.it users in San Francisco -- [url=/u/1159472 x-already-notified=1]OpenGarden[/url]. The world is a small place! According to OpenGarden, the startup Kipochi from this article used to be OpenGarden's neighbor! Here's wishing both startups good luck as they take on the world in different and innovative ways!
VideoAshoka UK Communications Manager Felicity McLean (@flickmclean) caught up with two leading social entrepreneurs to chat about technology, innovation and how to support local economies.
In response to fears about diminished privacy, some programmers want to make the Internet more like it used to be.
Sudo Mesh brings volunteers together to bridge the "digital divide"
This is our very first Tech Garden interview! We are pleased to present Andreas Antonopolous and his expertise in many peer-to-peer technologies including Bi...
Community wireless mesh networks are gaining popularity because they are cheap to build and under the users’ control.
Silicon Valley intrigue at its best made the discovery of Google's floating barge construction off Treasure Island one of last week's hot news items. On Wednes…
We’re surrounded by broadband connections wherever we go, but we’re not allowed to access them. What if we could connect to every network we encounter? At Mobilize 2013 we’re advocating for a broadband commons.
In the early days of BitTorrent using the application slowed your Internet down so much that most users resorted to only downloading at night. All of...
The architecture of our mobile networks is going to have to change to keep up with more people and devices, and crowdfunded options like the Serval Project and BRCK may show us a path forward.
Mobile meshing is the future!
Ready for your pop-up? This San Francisco-based start-up could make your physical retail dreams come true.
The San Francisco startup fills orders with products from a mix of stores
Crowdsourcing invention isn't new - but what about taking patents and finding new uses for them? The BBC's Fiona Graham speaks to the people finding problems for existing solutions
Crowdsourcing unused patents?
A group of French researchers believe that the sensors and transmitters we wear will route and relay data, not just collect it. We won’t just be connected to the network. We’ll be the network.