Open Source Ecology — 50 Open Source Tools for Resilience
Industrial productivity can be achieved on a small scale….it just requires open source design. A single DVD is a civilization starter kit.
Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that's only the first step in a project to write an instruction set for an entire self-sustaining village (starting cost: $10,000).