"Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor behind Our Digital Infrastructure"

Harnum, Alan aharnum at ocadu.ca
Fri Jul 28 18:00:09 UTC 2017


I thought this was interesting enough to share here – a long report (sponsored by the Ford Foundation) on the challenges of reliance on volunteer-maintained open source (software, repositories and otherwise) as functional infrastructure for our current world.

Haven't read it all, but good so far.

http://www.fordfoundation.org/ideas/equals-change-blog/posts/every-day-we-rely-on-digital-infrastructure-built-by-volunteers-what-happens-when-it-fails/

ALAN HARNUM
SENIOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPER
INCLUSIVE DESIGN RESEARCH CENTRE, OCAD UNIVERSITY

E aharnum at ocadu.ca<mailto://aharnum@ocadu.ca>

OCAD UNIVERSITY
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