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“Information wants to be free.” - Stewart Brand Information_wants_to_be_free

Information becomes knowledge. Knowledge becomes technology. Information needs to be Free.

Defining "Open"
Open Source Definition
Open Source Technology

Open Source Software

Open Source Hardware
Open Data

Open Knowledge

Open Standards/Protocols
Open Patents
Free Patents

Plant Variety Rights

Open Design
Open Society
Open Technology Foundations
Open Government
Free Culture
Vendor Lock-in
Proprietary Software
Proprietary Hardware

Recomended Reading

The Singularity is Near

When Humans Transcend Biology, by Ray Kurzweil

PDF Audiobook


The Future Is Better Than You Think, by Peter H. Diamandis


Free Culture

How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law
to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity, by Lawrence Lessig

PDF Audiobook

The Open-source Everything Manifesto

Transparency, Truth, and Trust, by Robert David Steele


Open Source Entrepreneurship

Technological Singularity

Intellectual Commonwealth