Open Volunteer Exchange [#accessibility #volunteerism]

Open Volunteer Exchange is a distributed platform to enable volunteering organisations to Exchange volunteers. It was created by J.P Lacerda, Damo Walsh, and Sam van Lieshout (First Years at The University of Manchester) and mentored by me. The aim of the project is to enable people to quickly organise events requiring a group of volunteers with diverse skills.

Digital Umami [#accessibility #a11y #ux]

It seems to me that gamification may be useful to add a little spice but that without answers to the possible transfer of negative game playing traits the amount of value-added may turn out to be smaller then we imagine.