Open source philosophy

It is not about adding more for the sake of more. Nor is it a minimalist, ‘less is more’ attitude. It is about allowing the end-user to decide how to use a creative work, and providing the opportunity to assimilate it to some extent; to make it one’s own. But assimilation is not the final part of the process. The user is free to make modifications on the proviso that he or she returns the results to the community for further development. So we can say that a creative work becomes better when it serves the community; and it serves the community best when individuals make their own choices about how to use it and how to change it. Importantly, it requires the open and transparent sharing of ideas.”

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Curious about the ways humans use their minds and hearts to distract themselves from the meaninglessness of life.
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