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Biology is Power

I got a lot of interesting responses to my post about DIYbio and how modeling innovation in biotech on computer hacker culture may lead to a science that is less “democratized” than what is being proposed. My friend Adam pointed me to Jaron Lanier‘s work criticizing the “open” and “free” culture movements online as both…

Open Source Hydrogen Cars

Riversimple, a small UK-based company, has designed a tiny, relatively cheap, and remarkably open-source hydrogen fuel cell car. The car will not be available for sale, but people will be able to lease it, with the lease agreement including maintenance, fuel, and the eventual recycling of the car. This unique business model allows for the…