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Open Source as a Möbius Strip?

Bre Pettis, co-founder of MakerBot Industries, explains the basic principles behind open source hardware in simple terms. Pettis says, that open source is »sort of a ’standing on the shoulders of giants‘ Möbius strip«. In a Möbius Strip you endlessly come from the inner side of a strip to the outer side and vice versa. Is this a good image for the principles of open source? Anyway, nice video:

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16. April 2012, 07:43 Uhr   1 Kommentar

1 Thorsten Roggendorf (16.04.2012, 23:53 Uhr)

The Möbius strip is a symbol of infinity, that’s the metaphor here. Makes sense.

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