Category: All Things Open

Posts on Open Source, Open Content, Open Hardware, Open Innovation, Open Business… the list goes on.

First vlog

This is the first of a monthly series of short video blog (vlog) updates on some of the things I’m working on.  This one is about where we are with the Mesh Potato. Steve Song – First Vlog from Steve...

/ 28 April 2010

WGSDIA – Launch Google Voice in Africa

This the second installment in a series of posts in which I have the hubris to reflect upon What Google Should Do In Africa (#WGSDIA). There is some context for this post in the preface to the series. Imagine that...

/ 26 June 2009

WGSDIA – Support Open Spectrum

This the first installment of a series of posts in which I have the hubris to reflect upon What Google Should Do In Africa (#WGSDIA).  There is some context for this post in the preface to the series. The single...

/ 22 June 2009

The Yin and Yang of Open

In Eric Beinhocker’s The Origin of Wealth, he describes a fascinating software experiment modelling the prisoner’s dilemma but not between two decision-makers (as in the classical scenario) but rather in a multi-actor evolutionary landscape in which anyone can make a...

/ 30 January 2009

OLPC XO-2 goes Open Hardware

I admit to being a little gobstopped by Nicholas Negroponte’s announcment in the Guardian that the next generation OLPC will be Open Hardware is a pretty big deal.  I picked up the announcement this morning from Make Magazine editor, Phil...

/ 29 January 2009