"Sohodojo and Communities of the Future today announced their
partnership in founding the Center for Open Source Collaboration
Technologies. The Center is an Applied R&D Lab and Study Center
chartered to develop and facilitate the application of Open Source
collaboration technologies within 'Small is Good' Business Webs in
urban and rural communities seeking a sustainable future."
"The Center for Open Source Collaboration Technologies is a
'node' in the Communities of the Future Network. As a Network node,
the Center for Open Source Collaboration Technologies will work
closely with such prestigious Network members as the New Democracy
Center of the Blacksburg Electronic Village and the Center for the
Digital Economy at the University of Texas at San Antonio."
"We are fortunate to join with Sohodojo in opening the Center
for Open Source Collaboration Technologies," said Rick Smyre,
President of Communities of the Future, "There is great synergy
between Sohodojo's ideas of the nanocorp and 'small is good'
business webs and Communities of the Future's interest in
developing capacities for transformation and process leadership
within rural and urban communities seeking a sustainable