Yoda: Klint Finley in WIRED – “Open Source Won. So, Now What?

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Open Source Won. So, Now What?

It’s the latest in a long line of high-profile victories for the open source movement. As recently as a decade ago, the worlds of both government and business worried that using open source software would open them up to bugs, security holes, and countless lawsuits. But despite these early fears, open source came to dominate the digital landscape.

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Aug 12

David A. Bray: Distributed Problem-Solving Networks

David A. Bray

David A. Bray

Back in 2007-2008 we did research relevant to your thinking on Applied Collective Intelligence, at the University of Oxford.  We focused on “distributed problem-solving networks” that included looking at film production in a distributed fashion to include a lot of open source projects:

http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/research/projects/?id=45

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Jun 16

Robert Steele: An Open Letter to All European Ministers on Peace Through Open Everything

Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele

An Open Letter to All European Ministers

Esteemed Ministers,

On 27 May the Competitiveness Council in Brussels announced a European decision to achieve Open Access to all scientific research data by 2020. This decision, and the implementing European framework programme for research and innovation Horizon 2020, will be recognized by future generations as the first serious step toward the creation of a prosperous world at peace. With this one decision Europe is turning away from centuries of war and waste; away from scientific reductionism, away from corporate ownership of public knowledge, away from legal barriers to innovation, and away from government neglect of the public interest.

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Jun 3