Metamaps is a free and open-source technology for changemakers, innovators, educators and students. It enables individuals and communities to build and visualize their shared knowledge and unlock their collective intelligence.
You can find a version of this software running at metamaps.cc, where the technology is being tested in an open beta.
Metamaps is developed and maintained by a distributed, nomadic community comprised of technologists, artists and storytellers. You can get in touch by using whichever of these channels you prefer:
First off is getting the code downloaded to your computer. You can download a zip file from github, but if you've got
git you can just run
git clone https://github.com/metamaps/metamaps in your terminal.
There are instructions for setup on various platforms, with particular support for Mac and Ubuntu, which can be found here:
If you prefer to isolate your install in a virtual machine, you may find it simpler to setup using Vagrant:
We don't promise support for Windows, but at one point we had it running and we've kept those docs available for reference
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details.
The license can be read here.
Copyright (c) 2017 Connor Turland