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The Open source revolution will conquer the 1%

 
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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/jun/19/open-source-revolution-conquer-one-percent-cia-spy

I came across this in the Guardian and found the argument put forward very interesting and thought Permies would be interested too .

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Interesting. You know what I think could be a game change? 3D printing. Probably a whole 'nother thread. I'd love to be able to 3D print some topography maps!

 
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I have been waiting for 3D printers since I was in art school 25 years ago & I do think it'll be a real game changer when it hits 20% saturation.
 
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The article was interesting and ... long. If he teemed up with the Transition Movement that would be something! I've downloaded a sample of his book, Open Source Everything, to my kindle.
 
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If their power is in secrets, how better to take away their power?

Of course, he isn't giving away his book....
 
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No, but if I like the sample I wont begrudge him $7.66 for the kindle edition!
 
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