|Open sourced civilization [message #40764] Mon, 26 December 2011 19:45 UTC
This is a TED talk describing an effort to make things like tractors with open source designs, free of planned obsolescence issues, easy to understand and repair yourself.
This is the actual wiki if you want to see the details of the designs. http://opensourceecology.org/wiki/Main_Page
You can never know everything, and part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps even the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of courage lies in going on anyways.
-Lan Mandragoran, Wheel of Time
[Updated on: Mon, 26 December 2011 19:46 UTC]