The growing sophistication of the digital commons can be seen in its expanding political ambitions, collaborative innovations, and stylish new forms of advocacy. Below, three examples of highly original commons-based projects that really rock. Read more »
How do you know what a fork is for?
Surely when you look at how it’s structured, you could guess what sorts of things it could do. It could beat eggs, help make a piecrust, comb hair, or even scratch your back. Read more »
Edge, a site that hosts the thoughts of "the most interesting minds in the world," has asked their annual question for 2010, "how has the Internet changed the way you think?" The question dates the Edge. Read more »
I admit to being just a tad wary when a corporation embraces openness because how zealously they normally protect their intellectually property, and, in some cases, claim as their own that which is the product of nature. Read more »
The biggest roadblock standing in the way of many people’s recognition of the importance of a sharing society came tumbling down when Indiana University professor Elinor Ostrom won the Nobel Prize for Economics. Read more »