[ckan-dev] New Book: The Open Revolution - rewriting the rules of the information age
david at openhealthcare.org.uk
Fri Jun 15 07:28:57 UTC 2018
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On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 at 15:07 Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> *The Open Revolution: rewriting the rules of the information age*
> Hi CKAN,
> *This is one-off email to share with you the release of my book, The Open
> Revolution: rewriting the rules of the information age.*
> Get the book on OpenRevolution.net »
> This book is about something bigger than tech itself. It’s about
> information, ownership and control in a digital age. It talks directly to
> a number of lives issues, ranging from access to medicines, to the future
> of work and privacy, digital monopolies and power in a connected world.
> Will the digital revolution give us digital dictatorships or digital
> democracies? Forget everything you think you know about the digital age.
> It’s not about privacy, surveillance, AI or blockchain—it’s about
> *ownership*. Because in a digital age, who owns information controls the
> Today’s “Closed” digital economy is the source of problems ranging from
> the power of a handful of tech monopolies to control how we think and vote,
> to unaffordable medicines, to growing inequality. The solution is not
> technological but political: a choice between making information Open,
> shared by all, or making it Closed, exclusively owned and controlled.
> By choosing Open we can make a more equitable, innovative and profitable
> future for all.
> Find out more on OpenRevolution.net »
> Order directly on Amazon UK
> - Amazon US
> I also warmly invite you to share this book and its ideas. We will only
> realize an Open world when more people are present to its potential. The
> book is itself openly licensed so you are free to share and reuse it
> however you wish!
> Post for sharing on Facebook
> - Twitter
> Thank you,
> Rufus Pollock
> Building wise societies and an information age that works for everyone -
> Founder and President of Open Knowledge - https://okfn.org/
> Co-Founder, Art / Earth / Tech - https://artearthtech.com/manifesto
> Shuttleworth and Ashoka Fellow
> Previously Mead Fellow in Economics at the University of Cambridge
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