Radical
Engineers

Call for developers!

We are looking for volunteer developers to join one of our many exciting projects!.

About us


Faced with the threat of mass extinction, a global pandemic and rising inequality, we cannot afford to merely fight symptoms, but have to instead radically rethink the economic and social systems that produce them.

We connect radical organisations working on bringing about post-capitalist economies, communities of care, or waste eradication with our growing community of software developers and designers. Our aim is to provide those who best understand the problems with the technological resources they need to successfully implement the solutions.

Along-side our immediate support, we organise meetups, co-working events and speed-dating sessions for engineers and projects to meet.

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Would you like to join us as a volunteer developer, designer, copywriter, or any other relevant role?
Please send us an e-mail, so we'll know where to find you when new slots open up!

Our Values


Diversity & Inclusion

We only succeed when the systems and tools we create are inclusive to anyone, regardless of time, physical fitness, wealth or digital literacy and built by a diverse group of people.

Effective Radicalism

Effective Altruism asks how we solve the world’s problems & pairs this with a theory of change: start by doing the most effective good you can. Effective Radicalism suggests that the best we can do, might be to consider changing systemic conditions.

Collaboration

Our problems are too great and our systems too complex to go at it alone. The Radical Engineers believe that lasting change happens when humans set their egos aside and collaborate.

Don’t disrupt, transition

Too often disruption takes the form of vulnerable people having their lives uprooted. Instead, we value strategies that help us transition to new economic systems.

Projects


Does your project or organisation need our help? We'll open a new call for projects in the fall.

More info here!

Team


Anouk Ruhaak

Anouk has a background in political economics and software development. Over the past decade, they developed their research skills as an economic analyst and investigative journalist, worked as a software developer and founded several communities in the technological space.

Tom Berman

Tom is a software developer / hacker, interested in projects with clear social, political and environmental impacts. Also worked on an art comission looking into the future of work - Work We Want, shown at the Southbank.

Margreet Dijkstra

Margreet is a behavioural economist and web developer with an interest in projects with social and environmental impacts.

James Curtis

James is a business planner specialising in income and budget planning for charities and organisations with radical ideas for improving the world. You can also find him running around behind the scenes at events like the Escape Room Industry Conference, Now Play This and Hack the Police.

Zarinah Agnew

Zarinah is a neuro-scientist who in addition works on building intentional communities and prefigurative politics. Citizen and nomad of the Embassy Network, where their projects include Alternative Justices, Second Life, The Social Observatory, Haight St Commons and many others.