Explore the five elements of an open source city using Raleigh, North Carolina as a case study. See how the open source characteristics of collaboration, transparency, and participation are shaping the open government and open data movements. This book showcases the open source culture, government policies, and economic development happening in Raleigh and acts as a guide for other cities to pursue their open source city brand.
Phi Beta Iota: We are very slowly moving beyond the commercialized focus on open source software and open source hardware. The concept of “open source everything” is taking hold and becoming a meme, a mind-set, a cultural shift.