Software for the Socially Minded?
April 20, 2011 1:37 PM Subscribe
What open source/free software projects exist that have a humanitarian or social justice mission?
posted by shaun uh to technology (14 answers total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
I'm looking to improve my coding skills by working on an open source/free software project in my free time. I'd love it if said project's mission was to improve people's lives in a concrete sort of way. I'm flexible on what exactly that means: whether it's software custom-made for a liberal organization, a web app designed for an endangered/oppressed group, or just something that helps
people (a la Sahana
What's out there?
(I'm also interested in programs like Code for America
that might appeal to bleeding-heart programmers such as myself.)