Wide Open Open Source Approaches (no pun intended)

Demos’ book on open source approaches seems to be a worthwhile read … focusing on open knowledge sharing and collaborative development.

The rise of the Internet has made it possible for knowledge to be created and shared in ways that emphasise its character as a common good, rather than as something to be owned.

[…] In defiance of the conventional wisdom of modern business, open source methods have led the main underlying innovations around the Internet.

Other fields have much to learn from open source methods – because they bring principles and working methods which can help to produce better knowledge, goods or services, or make them available on more widely beneficial terms.

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