Cortez, for create new news service model for RSS and blogging. Cortez will just offer the environment to create post, read news thru RSS(ATOM) and syndicate within the multiple blogs.
Luz is a GPL IRC Services. It's purpose is to offer a quality free software product, instead of the closed source available ones. It's designed mainly -but not limited to- for ircu based ircd's.
The Open Descent Foundation (ODF) is a community for developers, who want to help to create open source programs, tools, etc. for the famous games Descent1, -2 or -3. Everyone can join the ODF if he accepts the idea of writing open source programs.