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From Exchange to Contributions: Generalizing Peer Production into the Physical World

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From Exchange to Contributions: Generalizing Peer Production into the Physical World
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Publisher: Siefkes-Verlag
ISBN-13: 9783940736000
Number of pages: 155

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A new mode of production has emerged in the areas of software and content production. This mode, which is based on sharing and cooperation, has spawned whole mature operating systems such as GNU/Linux as well as innumerable other free software applications; giant knowledge bases such as the Wikipedia; a large free culture movement; and a new, wholly decentralized medium for spreading, analyzing and discussing news and knowledge, the so-called blogosphere.

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