“It is a ‘connect the dots’ type initiative which aims to collect various forms of open source technology to make up an entire lifestyle based on low-cost modular solutions and open knowledge. If a mainstream-oriented project like this can help to spread the word about integrating open source design and technology into our daily lives, it could be an important initiative.”
Director and founder of the P2P Foundation
Peer-to-Peer theorist, writer, researcher and conference speaker on the subject of technology, culture and business innovation
"Envienta is one of a number of open source ecology "happenings" that I follow, and easily in the top six. I particularly like their respect for the importance of a holistic approach -- I have long been frustrated by the unwillingness of each of the open source stovepipes to cross-fertilize. I also consider their focus on basic income as a complementarity to the larger open source everything ecology an important differentiator."
ROBERT DAVID STEELE VIVAS
CEO of Earth Intelligence Network
Past US presidential candidate
Promoter of open source intelligence (OSINT)