SJ Klein, One Laptop per Child
- First Presenter, SJ Klein, OLPC
- Working toward free content for the laptop and beyond...
Steve Foerster, WikiEducator
John Wilbanks, Science Commons
- The visible arm of culture is the remix, and this is really good. However, there are unintended consequences of incompatible licensing--these produce negative network effects down the road.
- In science, IP is not an issue--this physical stuff needs to move around just like papers do â€“ moving knowledge around as fast as possible is the real issue.
- we need to take the charge and demand that universities have open repositories, that professors and students share-we need to ask these questions to our faculty
- we are seeing a completely open access knowledge management system being built before our eyes in the life sciences
- when someone does get it rightâ€”technically, socially â€“ we need to be able to have the correct tools set up to support it!
- wilkin â€“ without a patent, there will be no drug
- put the knowledge & data together to share so we can make the research cheaper and get drugs out faster â€“ patents don't get in the way of research
- patents may extract poisonous rents, but are often not the main concern--pharmaceutical companies need to jack up the price of the patents to make up for all the drugs that they've missed on â€“ the real problem is in the data sharing for the testing
- rio framework for open science â€“ on icommons website
- berlin declaration on open access
- Budapest declaration on open access
- ask questions!
- ask professors why their papers are not online