Posts Tagged ‘Freedoms’

Professor Lawrence Lessig discusses how copyright is stifling innovation and creativity – and as the title of the talk suggests is ‘killing science’.

The Architecture of Access to Scientific Knowledge from lessig on Vimeo.

Source: Mother Board 


A very clear and informative talk by Simon Phipps on what the freedom in ‘free software’ means for companies. This is a really good talk for companies still confused with the idea of where value can be built into open source use (service idea), products, and distribution. The slides for his talk are also available.

Four Reasons To Pay Extra For Software Freedom from SFScon.

This is a very logical talk that steps through licenses (at a broad level) and then progresses to umbrella business models. It ends with the various challenges and issues brought about by vendor lock-in and the confusion the word ‘free’ has created for widespread commercial acceptance of open source.