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Wednesday, September 22 • 3:30am - 4:00am
Code, Words and Ideas: Contrasting Free Software, the Wikipedia and CC

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How does the world of code (Free Software and Open Source) compare with that of Wikipedia, and the Creative Commons? Three different but parellel -- in a way -- movements that have sought to change the way our world relates to creating and sharing knowledge and information. This paper, by an Indian journalist who has written on, and closely followed through participant observation, from the late 1990s and early 2000s, tries to pick up some useful lessons or suggest where positive change could come from.

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avatar for Frederick Noronha

Frederick Noronha

Journalist/Alternative Publisher, Independent
Am a journalist, alternative book publisher, closely involved with covering Free Software and Open Source issues, a Wikipedian, user of Creative Commons licences (work includes over 66K photographs shared), Internet Archive (nearly 500 uploads, recordings and books mostly https://archive.org/details/@fredericknoronha... Read More →



Wednesday September 22, 2021 3:30am - 4:00am UTC
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