Open Source Moves Beyond Software

Open Source Moves Beyond Software. Open source is doing for mass innovation what the assembly line did for mass production. The era when collaboration replaces the corporation is coming. By Thomas Goetz from Wired magazine…The Internet is open source’s great enabler, the communications tool that makes massive decentralized projects possible. Intellectual property, on the other hand, is open source’s nemesis: a legal regime that has become so stifling and restrictive that thousands of free-thinking programmers, scientists, designers, engineers, and scholars are desperate to find new ways to create.[Wired News]