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Open source meets capitalism: Collaborate by competing

Open source meets capitalism

The internet has had a profound effect on many areas of commerce. One area the internet has not yet had a profound affect upon is how people are organized to perform work. We believe this is about to change and change dramatically. TopCoder is an early example of a ‘pure internet’ model which performs complex work at scale. » Read more

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TopCoder and InnoCentive making open innovation work for companies and contributors

TopCoder and InnoCentive making open innovation work for companies and contrib

"We've chronicled innovation since forever," said Jacob Ward, Popular Science's west coast bureau chief, moderating a SXSW panel on the promise of open innovation. "But in every case, the innovations that we were chronicling--even though we champion the garage inventor--most of them happened in seclusion or in the confines of an organization." » Read more

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