The Myth of Openness

Posted by Libervis on Apr 8, 2011 5:00 AM EDT; By Daniel "Memenode"
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In a world of technology openness is often treated as an imperative, something that has to be preserved or promoted as something inherently good. I’ve been a long time believer in this idea myself, but as I watch the evolution of technology I’m beginning to question its value and underpinnings. What exactly is it that makes openness worthy of a pedestal it’s often being put on?

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