Education

Viral Replicability Criteria

We are moving forward on the first instance of a Distributive Enterprise – with the D3D Business Plan on the 3D Printer Workshop Model – a vision for innovation in the field of economics. The innovation lies in discovering a mechanism to displace...

Call for Curriculum Developers: University Construction Set

Today I talked to Guerra Freitas, leader of an initiative to build  Angola University, the first university in Angola. We discussed the creation of the Department of Open Economic Development based on the GVCS platform. The project is currently at the...

Plant Propagation Workshop 2010

We will be holding our annual Plant Propagation Workshop on March 20. See the documentation from last year’s workshop – blog post and announcement. This year, our workshop will feature more raspberry propagation, plus grafting of apple, pear,...

Doctor of Philosophy Programs

OSE is teaming up with Gaia University to offer Ph.D. programs related to post-scarcity, resilient communities. As you may have read in a previous post, Gaia University is beginning its Ph.D. program offerings this year. The OSE-Gaia program is geared...

Gaia University

One perk of life at Factor e Farm is that you run into some really interesting people. Liora and Andrew Langford, co-founders of Gaia University and also True Fans, visited yesterday. We covered lots of ground on collaboration between OSE and Gaia U....

Open+Pario Project Collaboration Platform

We are now officially using Open+Pario as our project management and design repository for Open Source Ecology. The most active project at present is the CEB press, and we are beginning project management of the Open Source Induction Furnace. Anybody...

Homebrew Industrial Revolution, Political Ponerology, and Kymatica

Kevin Carson, Research Asociate at the Center for a Stateless Society, just published a book called The Homebrew Industrial Revolution: A Low Overhead Manifesto. This is a progressive review of industrial history, culminating in the present option of...

CEB House Tour – Missouri

It turns out that there’s a CEB contractor by Lathrop, Missouri – which is  within 30 miles from us. Meet Floyd Hagerman, who has built a couple of very interesting CEB houses. The first one shown here is a hybrid – or a combination...

Open Source Manual CEB Press and Open Source Prefab Strawbale House

Hats off to our collaborators from Poland for open-sourcing a manual, dual-block CEB press. It is in the pre-alpha v0.1 release stage. Open Source MANUAL CEB PRESS beta I from Cohabitat Platform on Vimeo. You can download the existing CAD files here....

OSE TV Interview – Austria Tour

We just got a copy of this TV interview that we did back on the OSE tour in Austria. Michaela from Earthship Austria organized this particular event. The interview took place at a local TV station in Bad Kleinkirchheim – a well known ski resort...