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The Open Book is an essential reference point for those interested in the culmination of a global movement for change in a time of rapid social progress.

The Open Book is

What's inside?

Who are some of these pioneers?

  • Free Software Foundation, Karsten Gerloff
  • Open Data Manchester, JulianTait
  • IBM, Ville Peltola
  • The Centre for Sustainable Communications, Jorge Luis Zapico
  • The Guardian, Simon Rogers
  • The Open Hardware Summit, Catarina Mota
  • Open Design Now, Peter Troxler
  • The Harvard Berkman Centre for Internet & Society, Mayo Fuster Morell

Who's behind The Open Book?

See, read, and download it here.


About the author

Jen Wike Huger - Jen is the Content Manager for She manages the editorial calendar, manages the editorial team, and coordinates with new and current writers. Follow her on Twitter @jenwike, and see her extended portfolio at