Updates on our activities and progress.
Autumn events and releases
Published on December 5, 2022 by loleg
Dribdat is more colourful, functional and secure than ever! We have added a number of improvements to the frontend and backend in v0.6.6 - a release dedicated to participa...
Summer hackathon platform improvements
Published on September 20, 2022 by loleg
We had an intense post-summer season of hackathons, both fully public and student-run events running on dribdat. Here are some of the latest changes that have been incorporated into our application. But first, check out our new and more acc...
Play widens the halls
Published on January 7, 2022 by loleg
This release is dedicated to the critical thinkers and philosophers questioning the power structures of our age. Cross posted on Oleg's blog....
One Shark! in the water
Published on June 28, 2021 by loleg
The coding path of dribdat went through a pivot this spring, when the Resources feature announced in the previous update was deemed too limited in the c...
Manage resources like MacGyver
Published on December 17, 2020 by loleg
Resourceful and possessing an encyclopedic knowledge of the physical sciences, he solves complex problems by making things out of ordinary objects, along with his ever-present Swiss Army knife, duct tape, and occasionally matches. He favors...
Profile feature part of a release 'in memoriam'
Published on November 2, 2020 by loleg
As mentioned in the last update, we are in the middle of a season of hackathons, with lots of usage and development in this project. The latest...
A season of hackathons
Published on August 18, 2020 by loleg
Since the last update, we have been busy. Swept up in the pandemic like the rest of the world, our community did our best to make hackathons a meeting point for data activists and concerned citizens. Some plans got pushed forward, in hopes...
Empowering linguistic diversity in newsrooms
Published on January 7, 2020 by loleg
Getting off to a fresh start in the new year by polishing off the dribdat codebase, a new release is available which incorporates feedback from our l...
Opening sources for digital sustainability
Published on October 21, 2019 by loleg
At this year's annual event in Bern for the Swiss digital sustainability community - think politics, business, hacktivism, all compressed into one jam-packed day of activities - we used Dribdat again to host a virtual presence for projec...