• Statement on the provision of services to the people at Oceti Sakowin Camp

Geeks Without Bounds is an accelerator for humanitarian projects.

Mutual Aid Networks To Create Humanitarian Technology

Jan 18, 2018

Mutual Aid Network and Geeks Without Bounds are partnering up to make it easier to build humanitarian technology in a cooperative economic environment. On January 16 we had our first joint Webinar to share information about how to get involved with the Mutual Aid Network. We also talked about some of the software projects that […]

Random Hacks of Kindness Annual Report 2017

Jan 1, 2018

Random Hacks of Kindness turned 8 this year. The task of rebuilding this community which began in 2015 is slowly becoming a reality. We have now reconnected with all the active communities around world and have stepped into partnerships for new communities. The global community is now under Geeks Without Bounds. With Chinmayi S K […]

It’s Time For Communities To Own Their Internet Service

It’s Time For Communities To Own Their Internet Service

Dec 14, 2017

Are you ready to make it happen in your community? Take the first step by introducing yourself, and letting us know how you’d like to be involved. Click Here to get started. Don’t have time, but want to support the work? You can donate as little as $5 to fund this work.

Building Open Internet For All Communities

Building Open Internet For All Communities

Nov 25, 2017

At Geeks Without Bounds, we are dedicated to ensuring people have access to the Internet and that communication flows unimpeded by financial, political, or other interests. In the past we’ve been active in helping communities connect to the Internet under cooperative, locally-controlled organizational structures. In the past our main concern has been about underserved communities […]

Grassroots Mutual Aid Coordination for Crisis Response

Grassroots Mutual Aid Coordination for Crisis Response

Sep 7, 2017

NB: This is the initial challenge that started the virtual hackathon for disaster response this week. We have since opened the event up for additional challenges, including bug fixes and feature requests on existing open source disaster response projects. ALL WORK for this event is intended to be released with an open license listed at […]

Crisis Response Activation for Software Developers

Crisis Response Activation for Software Developers

Sep 6, 2017

NEEDED IMMEDIATELY: Software architects, UI/UX designers, coders, database developers Join our Virtual Hackathon in progress NOW. Hurricane Harvey has devastated Texas. Hurricane Irma is hitting the Caribbean now and is on its way to Florida. The Western US is dealing with thousands of fires that are threatening homes, businesses, farms, and millions of acres of […]

Talking about Security in Activist Camps at SoS

Jul 3, 2017

The Students of Sustainability Conference is an environmental justice conference held in Australia every year. Today, I had the privilege to talk to folks at the conference via video conference. Unfortunately, my slides didn’t make it over, so I’ve added notes to my slides and shared them here for anyone to read through. This slide […]

Bringing Internet To Oceti Sakowin

May 7, 2017

On May 7, 2017 Lisha Sterling gave a presentation at LinuxFest Northwest about how we set up Internet for Water Protectors at the camps at Standing Rock in 2016 and 2017. The slides are available at this link.

Security at Resistance Camps: Lessons from Standing Rock

May 7, 2017

On May 6, 2017 Lisha Sterling gave a presentation at LinuxFest Northwest about the digital warfare enacted against Water Protectors at the camps at Standing Rock in 2016 and 2017. The slides are available at this link.