knowledge sharing

Textbook of the future: Free, open, remixable

CK-12 aims to revolutionize access to affordable, high-quality, and open educational materials for teachers around the world.Read more

Why libraries are intrinsically open and should adopt open source solutions

open source libraries
Sharing is a fundamental part of the open source philosophy, and the same goes for libraries. Spreading, disseminating, and breaking down barries to...Read more

Open source hardware: Fast and malleable

release early and often
SparkFun is not like BMW. We will never be the company to produce the luxury market version of breakout boards and development tools. I believe the...Read more

The Tube: IDEO builds a collaboration system that inspires through passion

The Tube: IDEO builds a collaboration system that inspires through passion
To be successful and truly collaborative, knowledge-sharing systems require intuitive tools that connect people, reward participation, and align well...Read more

Can hierarchy and sharing co-exist?

I'm usually a fairly upbeat person, but there's something that never fails to depress me: the misappropriation of ideas. Don't misunderstand; I'm all...Read more

Give me some of that old-time, open source religion

We’ve accepted the obvious benefits of open source principles in business and education, law and healthcare. Openness, transparency, and knowledge-...Read more

Fortune cookie says: To succeed, you must share.

The last time you ate Chinese food, you probably weren't thinking about open source development. But according to Jennifer 8. Lee, author of “ The...Read more