This spring, the most social technology awaits you at Canòdrom


When nature awakens, new opportunities also emerge to delve deeper into open technologies. The pixels of Canòdrom invite you to consider technologies as tools that promote freedom and autonomy for individuals instead of expropriation, surveillance, and alienation.

Build maps of shared digital memories, experiment and enhance the use of free technologies, design public and community digital systems and infrastructures, understand how the new European artificial intelligence law protects us, address doubts about technology and the internet, or prevent and eradicate digital gender-based violence. This spring, join a revolution that not only transforms but also strengthens, protects, and builds community.

We Decide the Digitization of Heritage | April 15, from 11:00 to 12:30 h

How can open technologies preserve and share the memories and knowledge of a neighborhood’s collective history? The Decidim platform helps build maps of shared memories through old photographs, creating a common digital space with reflections, images, and knowledge from the neighborhoods. If you are part of a memory group and want to learn how Decidim can help create a Living Memory Bank, come to the meeting!

Cibernàrium Canòdrom | April 16 – July 11

Discover a world of possibilities at Cibernàrium Canòdrom by Barcelona Activa. Here, you will find a welcoming space to address all your doubts about technology and the internet. Want to learn how to delve into basic tools and software? You’re in the right place!

In our free courses, taught by expert individuals, you can learn this and much more. The best part is, we exclusively work with free software, meaning you’ll discover ethical and critical alternatives to programs from big tech companies. Start exploring a new digital world!

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Engineering Happiness, or How to Give and Receive the Best Support | April 19, 18 h

Discover how to support WordPress with skill and efficiency, learning from the day-to-day of a “happiness engineer” who spends all day helping and resolving countless problems and errors that can have very diverse origins and make life easier for everyone dedicated to technical support.

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Node Dweb Encounters | April 30, June 2, and May 31

In a digital world dominated by a few giants, the Dweb encounters of Digicòria, a project resident at Canòdrom, emerge as a beacon of hope for a healthier internet, bringing together people, protocols, and visions in favor of a decentralized web. If you’re curious, take note:

  • Deploying the Canòdrom Experimental Network | April 30, from 18:00 to 19:30 h. Like roots extending underground, the wireless and experimental network of Canòdrom seeks to connect different digital devices in a decentralized manner, creating a structure similar to a tree with multiple branches. Through the use of free software, such as “libremesh,” the construction of the unique public infrastructure of the city of Barcelona is promoted, serving the citizens, which enhances decentralized technologies inside and outside the internet. More information and registrations.
  • “Install party” to open the Experimental Network | June 2, from 10:00 to 14:30 h. We call for an installation party to further expand the wireless network of Canòdrom. This Install party offers the opportunity to participate in creating a broader and more resilient network, using free routers and freeing them with libremesh. More information and registrations.

How Does the AI Act Affect Us? | May 31, from 10:00 to 11:30 h

Delve into the debate on the implications of the AI Act, the first European regulation developed on artificial intelligence. With experts like Judith Membrives and Anabel Arias from Algorights, Canòdrom, and Decidim invite you to discover how this regulation can influence your digital daily life and how it protects you, or not, in the era of artificial intelligence.

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Specialization Courses with Decidim | June 5 and 12, 12:00-14:00 h

After taking the first steps successfully in managing your Decidim, we now invite you to explore its endless possibilities with specialized courses that will open the doors to exceptional customization of your participation platform. Discover how to customize your instance to offer a unique experience to participants.

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Decidim Awesome Hackathon | June 26, from 12:00 to 14:00 h

Do you manage a Decidim and have heard about the magic of Decidim Awesome, but don’t know where to start? Do you want your Decidim to shine like never before? This tool is the Swiss Army knife of Decidim administrators, offering a wide range of customization options for your instance. Come to our hackathon to thoroughly explore this module, experimenting, discovering, and collectively documenting new functionalities.

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