Mad Penguin: Aspiration Tech: Changing the Work for Social Change
Jul 26, 2005, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Cut-throat competition. Balkanization. Trade secrets. Sharing?
"Remind you of corporate America? Nope. We're talking
non-profits here. According to this interview with Katrin Verclas,
one of the co-directors of the non-profit group, Aspiration
Tech.org, too many US non-profit groups have, until recently,
competed fiercely and shared little. But she thinks that free open
source software is starting to thaw the icy competition in exciting
ways, and Aspiration Tech, which Katrin co-directs with Allen
(Gunner) Gunn, is all about helping these competitive non-profits
enhance their missions by sharing code. And more..."