Swatantra ’17: software freedom, and awareness of larger picture

(originally published here) A couple of weeks ago I attended the Swatantra’17 conference in Trivandrum, Kerala, and came back with a lot of food for thought. First of all, a great conference Many important topics, by a well balanced mix of national and foreign speakers, nice venue… Thanks and well done, ICFOSS! The only things… Continue reading Swatantra ’17: software freedom, and awareness of larger picture

FKI assembles Legal Advisory Board to support the DiDIY Project

One of the research tracks of the Digital DIY (DiDIY) Project is the one (Work Package 6) on DiDIY Legal Issues, Rights and Responsibilities. We are happy to announce that, in order to assist us in that activity, the DiDIY Project has specifically set up a DiDIY Legal Advisory Board (LAB). This is a honorary… Continue reading FKI assembles Legal Advisory Board to support the DiDIY Project

Digital Do It Yourself (DiDIY)

The FKI helped co-develop a research project on the impact of “Digital DIY”, which was selected for funding by the EC. In January 2015 we started the project lead by Luca Mari from Università Carlo Cattaneo/LIUC and with the Politecnico from Milan, R&D company Ab.Acus, University of Westminster, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Amerikano Kollegio… Continue reading Digital Do It Yourself (DiDIY)