We are Clara, Pierre, and Tanguy, three Business School students who came across OuiShare a few months ago and have since then been fascinated by its horizontal organization and the initiatives led by its communities. We decided to launch a research project to understand it better, with the goal to provide a framework and a tool for community building.
Some events hold sway over our collective awareness of belonging to a single community, for better and for worse. The latest digital social innovations allow us to harness this powerful feeling to collective policymaking.
Most scientific research is publicly funded, and yet we have to pay to access it. This absurd situation should not be allowed to continue.
Out of a lack of foresight, flexibility, and confidence in their employees, traditional businesses no longer know how to recruit and retain the top talent – people who think and work outside the box. Ironically, this is exactly the kind of worker that businesses need to adapt to 21st century challenges.
What role for capitalism in the era of the Big Shift? Will decentralised systems and open coops simply take over? Well, it’s complicated.
The 2014 Logan Symposium brings together key figures in the fight against invasive surveillance and secrecy.
This article features the most popular articles and news items that that were discussed and shared in the OuiShare community in 2014.
POC21 is an accelerator for open source hardware innovators, prototyping the most functional and replicable cell of a sustainable society.