Innovation through collaboration: scaling up solutions for sustainable development

@article{Zelenika2014InnovationTC,
  title={Innovation through collaboration: scaling up solutions for sustainable development},
  author={Ivana Zelenika and Joshua M. Pearce},
  journal={Environment, Development and Sustainability},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={1299-1316}
}
  • Ivana Zelenika, Joshua M. Pearce
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Environment, Development and Sustainability
  • The open collaborative philosophy employed in the success of open source (OS) software can be applied to hardware design. Specifically, the development of OS appropriate technologies (OSAT) can improve sustainable development efforts worldwide. Yet, widespread OSAT use is far from ubiquitous. Given that lack of communication, access to information and poor collaboration are among the largest barriers to a more effective OSAT dissemination, this paper explores opportunities to overcome such… CONTINUE READING
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