Gilles Babinet is an entrepreneur. He represents France at the European Commission as a “Digital Champion”. He published The Digital era, a new age of humanity, 5 changes that will turn our lives upside down (Le Passeur, 2014). His credo? Go far from ideologies, experiment, discuss, fail, and try again! This article is an excerpt […]
Four years after the first moves toward opening public data in France, the economic question remains the same – why do we always have so much difficulty determining the economic impact of open data other than in a McKinsey-like style, in billions of dollars? Where is the start-up that will revolutionize the world and that […]
Michel Bauwens is a peer-to-peer theorist, author and speaker on technological and cultural innovation. For him, we have already started to see evidence of a space which exists for open business models. “This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016”
Julien Simon, founder of the publishing company Walrus, publishes digital e-books. Under the alias Neil Jomunsi, Simon launched the ‘Bradbury Project’, an initiative to publish a weekly short story over 52 weeks, all under a Creative Commons license. This is the testimony of a ‘free’ author.
This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016. Bernard Stiegler is a philosopher and evolution of technical systems theorist. He discovered open models almost by accident when he was Director of France’s National Audiovisual Institute (INA). Initiator and president of the philosophical think tank […]
This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016. The first conclusion of our work collecting data on open business models is that the “open beyond the open” does indeed exist, to quote Lionel Maurel, one of our contributors. Three areas can be identified: open […]
This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016. They are everywhere. Open models are spreading Some of the most stimulating innovations have emerged from or spread through the use of open business models – the web, Wikipedia and more recently the open source vehicle Tabby. The […]
Creative Commons launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund a book on open models : Made with Creative Commons: A book on open business models. A few days before the campaign ends we interviewed Paul and Sarah who co-lead the project. A way to continue the discussion started last year when we published Open Models. Are CC licenses […]