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A participatory service learning process for FOSS-based solidarity projects

Author
Franquesa, D.; Lopez, D.; Navarro, L.; Sánchez, F.
Type of activity
Book chapter
Book
Free and open source software and technology for sustainable development
First page
74
Last page
95
Publisher
Unites Nations University Press
Date of publication
2012-09
ISBN
978-92-808-1217-6 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/24005 Open in new window
URL
http://unu.edu/publications/books/free-and-open-source-software-technology-for-sustainable-development.html Open in new window
Abstract
Free and open source software (FOSS) technologies transcend geographical and cultural boundaries to usher in a new paradigm where volunteers collaboratively develop software for the commons. The political economy of FOSS technologies has far-reaching implications because of the centrality of information and communications technologies for development (ICT4D). The global trend in the diffusion and adoption of FOSS technologies is a testimony to the socio-economic and technological impact the soft...
Citation
Franquesa, D. [et al.]. A participatory service learning process for FOSS-based solidarity projects. A: "Free and open source software and technology for sustainable development". Tokyo-New York - París: Unites Nations University Press, 2012, p. 74-95.
Group of research
CAP - High Performace Computing Group
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
SUSHITOS - Services for Ubiquitous, Social and Humanistic Information Technologies and Open Source

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