WikiHouseWikiHouse is an open source construction system. It's aim is to make it possible for anyone to design, share, download, adapt and 'print' houses which are low-cost, high-performance and suited to their local needs. Using a CNC machine, the house parts can be digitally 'printed' from a standard sheet material like plywood, and the main structure assembled in about a day without the need for conventional construction skills.
OpenDeskOpenDesk is a community project built on collaboration between designers, makers, web developers and early adopters of open source furniture.
GardenBotGardenBot is an open source garden monitoring system. This site is a collection of tutorials for how to build things (like a soil moisture sensor), software for running GardenBot, resources, links, and more.
farmXchangeOur mission is to promote the growth of sustainable agriculture – local, small-scale, organic, socially-just, endurable, peaceful, low-cost, beautiful, food production. Whether you know it yet, our champion is YOU…
American Community Gardening AssociationThe American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a bi-national nonprofit membership organization of professionals, volunteers and supporters of community greening in urban and rural communities.
WikipediaWikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation and based on an openly editable model. Wikipedia's articles provide links designed to guide the user to related pages with additional information.
TEDTED conferences bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).
Open LibraryOpen Library is an online project intended to create "one web page for every book ever published". Created by Aaron Swartz, among others, Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive and has been funded in part by a grant from the California State Library and the Kahle/Austin Foundation.
EuropeanaEuropeana is Europe’s multilingual digital library, museum and archive.
DM2EThe DM2E project focuses on digitalised manuscripts and it is developing of an workflow for data migration to open data platforms. It is an community of cultural heritage professionals committed to exploring new open licensing models for cultural content and data using this innovative suite of open source tools fit for 21st century humanities scholarship.
Projekt GutenbergProject Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. We carry high quality ebooks: All our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.
Open Knowledge FoundationThe Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2004 and dedicated to promoting open data and open content in all their forms – including government data, publicly funded research and public domain cultural content.
The Royal SocietyThe Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world's most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. Their mission is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. (link goes to: Royal Society Picture Library)
Openbeelden (nl) a.k.a. Openimages (en)Open Images is an bilingual open media platform that offers online access to audiovisual archive material to stimulate creative reuse. Footage from audiovisual collections can be downloaded and remixed into new works. Users of Open Images also have the opportunity to add their own material to the platform and thus expand the collection.
Biodiversity Heritage LibraryThe Biodiversity Heritage Library is a pool of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make it available for open access as a part of a global "biodiversity commons".
Open-Government-Data-Portal Rheinland-PfalzDas Open-Government-Data-Portal Rheinland-Pfalz bietet seit Anfang März 2013 einen zentralen Zugang zu Daten und Informationen aus den rheinland-pfälzischen Verwaltungen einschließlich der Kommunen. Dieses Portal ist dabei als Prototyp angelegt. (open-government-data-portal by the state of Rhineland-Palatinate; german language only)
oManualoManual is a simple, open XML-based standard for semantic, multimedia-rich procedural manuals. Traditional procedural documents like service manuals don't meet the needs of modern applications. Documents need to incorporate multimedia and understand prerequisite dependencies. The oManual file format enables interoperability while allowing complete flexibility of presentation
P2PUPeer 2 Peer University strongly supports both research activities under the auspices of P2PU as well as research activities about P2PU. We’re partnering with researchers to develop better integrated data streams and management tools, guidelines and templates for facilitating research inquiry, and of course a diverse and active research community.
Open Data HandbookThis handbook introduces you to the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It can be used by anyone but is especially useful for those working with government data. It discusses the why, what and how of open data – why to go open, what open is, and the how to do open.
OpenGLAMOpenGLAM is an initiative run by the Open Knowledge Foundation, that promotes free and open access to digital cultural heritage held by Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.
re-publicare-publica is a conference for blogs, social media and the digital society, taking place in Berlin. re-publica #14 is announced for 6.-8. Mai 2014. So save the date! Livecast from this years re-publica #13 can be found here: www.youtube.com/user/republica2010
okconThe Open Knowlege Foundation Switzerland and the Open Knowledge Foundation carryed out the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva, on 16—19 September 2013. OKCon is the world's leading open data and open knowledge conference, running since 2005. We are waiting for another one in 2014.
GitHubGitHub is a place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
ProcessingProcessing is a programming language, development environment, and online community. Since 2001, Processing has promoted software literacy within the visual arts and visual literacy within technology.
SketchupSketchUp, is a easy to learn 3D modeling program for a broad range of applications such as architectural, civil, mechanical as well as film — and available as Sketchup Make, a free version, and Sketchup Pro, a commercial version.
OpenOfficeApache OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more.
ToxTox is built with the idea that you can keep up with friends and family without having your privacy violated. While other big-name services require you to pay to unlock features, Tox is free in both price, and in liberty. That is, you’re free to do whatever you wish with Tox.
ownCloudownCloud gives you universal access to your files through a web interface or WebDAV. It also provides a platform to easily view & sync your contacts, calendars and bookmarks across all your devices and enables basic editing right on the web.
MozillaMozilla is a proudly non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands. We’re a global community of users, contributors and developers working to innovate on your behalf.
UbuntuUbuntu is an free and open source operating system based on the Linux kernel and the Linux distribution Debian, with Unity as its default desktop environment.
PythonPython is a remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains. All Python releases are Open Source.