Professor Etienne opened class on Tuesday by explaining that he named the course “Open Source for the Common Good” rather than “Open Source Design vs. Intellectual Property”...
April 27, 2017 During his lecture and discussion on climate change, Professor Bateman brought up three key issues regarding climate change mitigation and adaptation. Two of these issues can be significantly aided by open source design. However, the third cannot.... Continue Reading →
March 22, 2017 In researching the concept of open source infrastructure, I found that most websites, articles, and ideas focused on open source software infrastructure. Specifically, they talked about various programs like Python or other systems like Linux, Apache,... Continue Reading →
March 18, 2017 Within the realm of communication, there are many devices and applications that hold promise for solving our most pressing issues of environmental waste, global poverty, and world hunger. However, the communications tool that I find the most... Continue Reading →
March 2, 2017 Open source design can be utilized in many different ways to increase agriculture and food production. For example, open source tool design can help farmers tend to their crops more effectively and open source developments in hydroponics... Continue Reading →
February 24, 2017 For this blog, I would like to focus on the role of IP and OSD in the future of American universities. With the rise of the Internet and the incredible access to knowledge that it brings, American... Continue Reading →
It is a well-known and well-documented fact that wealth is very unequally distributed in the United States (Mother Jones). For example, a study conducted by a Harvard Business School professor in 2011 found that the top twenty percent of Americans... Continue Reading →