Our Work

Lifetree


Active was created to leverage open source tools with world class design and commitment to user experience. Many small businesses and nonprofits have the opportunity to upgrade the internet piece of their operations. That's our sweet spot.

Our client is a social entrepreneur that wanted a way for people to share acts of altruism small and large. The design required  'Facebook' style status messages to communicate instantly with others, groups and the community at large. Instant feedback is provided by Ajax and Javascript.

 

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Community


Active is excited about participating in Random Hacks of Kindness Atlanta. The hackathon is part of a global weekend that lets technologists apply their skills towards solving thorny social issues. RHoK's mission is to make the world a better place through a global community of innovation developing practical open technology.RHoK is unique in the space of “apps competitions”, “hackathons” and “technology for social good”. RHoK’s model is to start from identifying, defining and refining problem definitions provided by subject matter experts and local stakeholders. This ensures that volunteer time is focused on solving real problems for real people.
 

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Technology


We're open source.

Scholars Casson and Ryan have pointed out several policy-based reasons for adoption of open source, in particular, the heightened value proposition from open source (when compared to most proprietary formats) in the following categories:

  • Security
  • Affordability
  • Transparency
  • Perpetuity
  • Interoperability
  • Localization.

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