Consumers can turn plastic waste into valuable products at minimal cost using the open source technologies associated with DRAM – distributed recycling and additive manufacturing.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~9 min
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COVID-19 vaccines: Open source licensing could keep Big Pharma from making huge profits off taxpayer-funded research
Governments must embrace policies that promote sharing and collective invention to create and distribute a vaccine quickly.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
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Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.
Aug. 8, 2019 • ~4 min
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Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable a landscape analysis and code audit of all known open source authoring and publishing platforms.
June 22, 2018 • ~2 min
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Oct. 22, 2015 • ~1 min
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