Aug 6, 2006

Open-source Organizing

OSS can serve as a metaphor and model of community-organizing.

Below is an article on community organizing during Katrina and the S.E.Asia Tsunami.

Open source disaster recovery: Case studies of networked collaboration
by Calvert Jones and Sarai Mitnick. First Monday Magazine, May 2006.

See also:

Analysis of open source principles in diverse collaborative communities
by Jill Coffin