Category Archives: Open Source

Pirates, Activists and Civil Liberties – Interview with Rick Falkvinge, Pirate Party Founder

(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) On the site http://falkvinge.net/ from which Rick Falkvinge and his Pirates colleagues (some of which also attend the European Parliament) tirelessly inform us about the threats to civil liberties in Europe and the

Pirates, Activists and Civil Liberties – Interview with Rick Falkvinge, Pirate Party Founder

(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) On the site http://falkvinge.net/ from which Rick Falkvinge and his Pirates colleagues (some of which also attend the European Parliament) tirelessly inform us about the threats to civil liberties in Europe and the

Where I have been

Since few days I’m not as active as in recent times on this blog and here’s why.
Many have probably noticed that, lately, this blog had mostly focused its attention on economic and social issues, on design in the highest sense of the term.

My renewed attention to these kind of issues pushed me to go more in deep in meannig and, that’s probably the reason why, I dedicated the last couple of months to establish an Italian think tank, based in Rome, involved in open innovation and open culture.

Where I have been

Since few days I’m not as active as in recent times on this blog and here’s why.
Many have probably noticed that, lately, this blog had mostly focused its attention on economic and social issues, on design in the highest sense of the term.

My renewed attention to these kind of issues pushed me to go more in deep in meannig and, that’s probably the reason why, I dedicated the last couple of months to establish an Italian think tank, based in Rome, involved in open innovation and open culture.

How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World – Interview with Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder.

Among the big changes that affect our world right now, the “peer to peer revolution” that is pervading everything, is the most promising from a sustainability, democracy and freedom standpoint. Will the great promise that lies behind cooperation, decentralisation and peer drive value-creation be fulfilled? I interviewed Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder to have a real idea of the breakthrough potential that p2p holds for us and our future as a society.

How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World – Interview with Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder.

Among the big changes that affect our world right now, the “peer to peer revolution” that is pervading everything, is the most promising from a sustainability, democracy and freedom standpoint. Will the great promise that lies behind cooperation, decentralisation and peer drive value-creation be fulfilled? I interviewed Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder to have a real idea of the breakthrough potential that p2p holds for us and our future as a society.

What’s Behind (and Beyond) Open Source

Did you ever questioned yourself about the very reasons of the Open Source paradigm success? What other fields the collaborative development model is expected to take over, beyond software. To answer these and other questions I felt that Carlo Daffara, a true eminence in the Open Source European landscape, was the right person: come take a look to this fantastic expert talk!

What’s Behind (and Beyond) Open Source

Did you ever questioned yourself about the very reasons of the Open Source paradigm success? What other fields the collaborative development model is expected to take over, beyond software. To answer these and other questions I felt that Carlo Daffara, a true eminence in the Open Source European landscape, was the right person: come take a look to this fantastic expert talk!

When Facebook sets a Good Example

(clicca qui per la traduzione in italiano) Since a few days the opencompute project is widely discussed around in the blogosphere and the internet. Fairly understandable since this is, by far, the largest, most interesting and radically innovative open hardware and open infrastructure design initiative,

When Facebook sets a Good Example

(clicca qui per la traduzione in italiano) Since a few days the opencompute project is widely discussed around in the blogosphere and the internet. Fairly understandable since this is, by far, the largest, most interesting and radically innovative open hardware and open infrastructure design initiative,

The role of Open Source and Free software in today’s world, excellences, issues and frontiers to cross: an expert talk with Roberto Galoppini

How is open source doing at today? Did Free Software become a cornerstone of today’s Internet?
It’s clear that the two movements together have shaped the world as we know it today.

I asked Roberto Galoppini – one of the most credited open source evengelists in Italy – to help Meedabyte’s readers having a view of current state of adoption and perspectives.

The role of Open Source and Free software in today’s world, excellences, issues and frontiers to cross: an expert talk with Roberto Galoppini

How is open source doing at today? Did Free Software become a cornerstone of today’s Internet?
It’s clear that the two movements together have shaped the world as we know it today.

I asked Roberto Galoppini – one of the most credited open source evengelists in Italy – to help Meedabyte’s readers having a view of current state of adoption and perspectives.