george dafermos

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(not so) random links

#common good public license
#commonsfest
#enlightenment
#gnubook
#kuro5hin
#nettime
#occupied london
#oekonux project
#opensource.gr
#p2p foundation
#tolabaki
#tragedy.gr
#soma fm
#4S
#what.cd
#/.

 

research hubs

#ctheory
#culture machine
#ephemera
#fibreculture
#first monday
#industrial & corporate change
#intern. journal of communication
#journal of peer production
#management science
#organization science
#organization studies
#prometheus
#R&D management
#research policy
#strategic management journal
#science and technology studies
#surveillance & society
#triple-c

 
I am a researcher and consultant on technology policy and management, doctor of Delft University of Technology and the coordinator of the research of the FLOK Society Project in the areas of biodiversity, open-sustainable agriculture, open design commons, distributed manufacturing and distributed energy. Also, I am a research associate of the P2P Foundation and a member of the organisation team of the Festival of the Commons.

Currently, my research is centred on the governance of the Commons and peer production projects, on the open design and open source development model and on practices of open/user innovation.
 

In addition, I've been involved in copyleft activism and feel very strongly about it, especially with regard to the harmful effect of patents and copyright law on innovation and creativity.

On a more personal note, I've been into electronic music for a long time, since I was a teenager in the mid 1990s. So, if you're curious, this is what I am now listening to:

Oh, by the way, for an ascii photo of yours truly, click here. Or if you prefer a pop art version, here.