Date archives "October 2019"

Who Owns The World? The 5th conference on Platform Cooperativism

Check out Who Owns The World?, the fifth conference on “platform cooperativism,” November 7-9, 2019 at The New School. We are convening one hundred fifty speakers from over thirty countries to meet each other, co-design, and learn about a wide range of topics:  worker power in the platform economy, antitrust, misogyny and racism in co-ops,… Continue reading

Prospective future of platform cooperatives: my takeaways from Reshaping Work Barcelona 2019

I was one of the Ouishare members that volunteered for the organization of the first regional Reshaping Work event in Barcelona. In my view, it was an outstanding event because of its excellent content selection and format design, and it certainly had a remarkable impact in the Spanish media. I would like to focus, nevertheless,… Continue reading

Industry, Design, Makers: Open Design and Manufacturing trainings

The following report details four training workshops which took place as part of the Open Design and Manufacturing project this year. These were: Design Driven Strategies for Manufacture 4.0 and Social Innovation. Florence (Italy) Open Design and Manufacturing through event-based learning. Dabrowa Gornicza and Lodz (Poland) Citizens Centered Innovation and Design for Open and Distributed… Continue reading