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Will the future be crowd-sourced? Open Source Appropriate Technology

By Arti Agrawal | Posted: 19 February 2014

I recently came across an article on Open Source Appropriate Technology (OSAT). How did I never think of this myself? Why have I never heard or read about it before? OSAT is all about developing technology in an open source environment (similar to Free and Open Source Software – or FOSS) keeping in mind the social, economic, political, environmental, ethical and cultural needs of the society for which it is developed. What this really translates to is developing technology that is.

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