Email remains a pillar of our society. A generally reliable and stable tool, that we generally take for granted. ProtonMail is a great example of email backed by strong encryption.
Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet.
Based out of Ottawa, BigBlueButton (BBB) was initially developed at Carleton University in 2008. It was designed to create a free and open source alternative to proprietary collaborative web conferencing, as well as easily integrate into other learning platforms and software.
Mastodon is a federated social network that offers an alternative to platforms like Twitter or Instagram, by providing users with the autonomy and choice to connect to other social media users on terms they can choose.
Digital decision making tools are becoming increasingly accessible and applicable to our societies. Decidim (meaning “to decide” in Catalan) is a free and open source platform developed by and for the city of Barcelona, that is now being adapted and used by communities around the world.