knowledge commons


"the mutualization of productive knowledge"

The term "knowledge commons" refers to information, data, and content that is collectively owned and managed by a community of users, particularly over the Internet.

Knowledge commons - Wikipedia

1. Examples of knowledge commons

The knowledge commons is a model for a number of domains, including Open Educational Resources such as the MIT OpenCourseWare, free digital media such as Wikipedia,[4] Creative Commons –licensed art, open-source research,[5] and open scientific collections such as the Public Library of Science or the Science Commons, free software and Open Design.[6][7]

Knowledge commons - Wikipedia

2. Knowledge commoning

Once again, the promise of a knowledge commons is best made evident in the disagreements and difficulties in determining who and how it should be managed

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Knowledge commons is a misnomer bcos there is no such thing as knowledge. (!!)

What there IS/ARE is/are practices of knowing, communicating and organising.

So a 'knowledge commons' is a commons of literacy and (collective) labour power, thro which commoners are able to capably understand and organise their practical life as a commons, in a world of commons. It's a cultural commons.

Mike Hales

3. Resources

4. Elsewhere

4.2. In the Agora

4.3. Mentions

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