iCommons
‘a global conversation about
  the future of the internet’
Why are we afraid of telling
 people what we know?
How can we use the internet
 to serve a better world?
Does openness always bring
       abundance?
Does greater access to
information make us wiser?
“Never was the technology of peace, in
the form of the tractor, transformed
into a weapon of war, more ferociously
than wi...
How will the history of the
  internet be written?
(a)
‘We were doing so well, but the
internet soon became a weapon
      of war and control’
(b)
‘At the brink of a new world war, the
  internet made the world re-think
             ideas about
      cooperation an...
Creative Commons
  Free Software
opportunity
creators
read/write culture
21st century
‘The wealth of networks’
The iCommons Summit
‘Starting the global
   conversation’
With human beings as creators
       at the centre
a special kind of
  conversation
models
Rio 2006
• Education commons
• Culture commons
• Business commons
• Heritage commons
• Public sector commons
• Scientific c...
Communities

• Open content (cc, Wikipedia)
• Business and venture capital
• Civil society
• Governments
iCommons incubator
 ‘models for innovation’
features
• modular task construction
• self-selection
• transparency
• communication
• humanization
• fairness
• norm crea...
The Freedom Toaster
Open business
Open Publishing in a Box
The Rio Framework on
    Open Science
1. contracts for open science (CC)
2. software for open science (dspace, eprints,
  ...
iCommons iCurriculum
Cultural heritage and
   living archives
R&D
build an ecology of
    information
a blueprint for the
      future
www.icommons.org

  heather@icommons.org
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
iCommons: 'a global conversation about the future of the internet'
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  1. 1. iCommons ‘a global conversation about the future of the internet’
  2. 2. Why are we afraid of telling people what we know?
  3. 3. How can we use the internet to serve a better world?
  4. 4. Does openness always bring abundance?
  5. 5. Does greater access to information make us wiser?
  6. 6. “Never was the technology of peace, in the form of the tractor, transformed into a weapon of war, more ferociously than with the creation of the Valentine tank... so named because it was first born into the world on the day of Saint Valentine in 1938.”
  7. 7. How will the history of the internet be written?
  8. 8. (a) ‘We were doing so well, but the internet soon became a weapon of war and control’
  9. 9. (b) ‘At the brink of a new world war, the internet made the world re-think ideas about cooperation and common development.’
  10. 10. Creative Commons Free Software
  11. 11. opportunity
  12. 12. creators
  13. 13. read/write culture
  14. 14. 21st century
  15. 15. ‘The wealth of networks’
  16. 16. The iCommons Summit ‘Starting the global conversation’
  17. 17. With human beings as creators at the centre
  18. 18. a special kind of conversation
  19. 19. models
  20. 20. Rio 2006 • Education commons • Culture commons • Business commons • Heritage commons • Public sector commons • Scientific commons
  21. 21. Communities • Open content (cc, Wikipedia) • Business and venture capital • Civil society • Governments
  22. 22. iCommons incubator ‘models for innovation’
  23. 23. features • modular task construction • self-selection • transparency • communication • humanization • fairness • norm creation
  24. 24. The Freedom Toaster
  25. 25. Open business
  26. 26. Open Publishing in a Box
  27. 27. The Rio Framework on Open Science 1. contracts for open science (CC) 2. software for open science (dspace, eprints, topaz, etc.) 3. evidence for open science (journal articles, data) 4. momentum for open science (press articles etc) 5. arguments for open science (to funders, universities, journals)
  28. 28. iCommons iCurriculum
  29. 29. Cultural heritage and living archives
  30. 30. R&D
  31. 31. build an ecology of information
  32. 32. a blueprint for the future
  33. 33. www.icommons.org heather@icommons.org

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