Akademy 2012 ‒ Second helpings

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 5, 2012 10:27 AM EDT
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Will Schroeder is the CEO of Kitware Inc., a company that builds open source scientific software that also depends on open source. He suggested that open source is the most effective way to get things done through agile, collaborative innovation. Traditionally science was open, critically reviewed and widely available. Results were shared and new innovations could build on previous discoveries. It is now largely closed and largely protected by patents.

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