Content-type: text/html Downes.ca ~ Stephen's Web ~ What Education Can Learn From Open Source

Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Short article summarizing a slightly longer article that outlines three major lessons education can learn from open source: the use of OS technology, the value of 'amateur' work, and the nature of 'bottom-up' knowledge and development. Best quote: "At this point, anyone proposing to run Windows on servers should be prepared to explain what they know about servers that Google, Yahoo, and Amazon don't."

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