Open Source Methods Make the World Go Round

Slashdot | Open Source Methods Useful Way Beyond Software
Former head of policy at the British Prime Minister’s office, Geoff Mulgan, has co-authored a paper on uses of Open Source methods in arenas far beyond the normal Sourceforge universe. The paper is jointly written with Tom Steinberg, head of UK civic hacking fraternity mySociety and explores the use of open source methods to improve academic peer review, drafting of legislation and even media regulation.

Interestingly enough, this is a position that CALI holds and it is reflected in this year’s conference theme.