Platform Cooperativism Resource Library


Ned Zimmerman at Who Owns the World Conference, convened by the Platform Cooperativism Consortium at The New School in November 2019. Zimmerman is a guest speaker for the Who Owns the World? The State of Platform Cooperativism discussion panel.

The IDRC team members Ned ZimmermanCheryl Li, and Jutta Treviranus will briefly introduce their progress on the Kit and Travis Higgins, a PCC team member, will introduce the survey of the digital cooperative economy. It is the goal of the Kit to advance the cooperative digital economy. In the spirit of cooperativism, the kit is co-designed with prospective and current platform cooperative members.

Ned Zimmerman is a Senior Inclusive Developer at the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC). His work on the Platform Cooperative Development Kit is informed by experiences as a worker co-op member-owner (2007-2010), open source maintainer (2015-2019), and co-founder and board member of a non-profit arts co-op in his home province of Nova Scotia, Canada (2016-present). Ned has a BFA in Theatre and Development from Concordia University in Montréal.

Added April 16, 2020