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If you agree with our aim and works, you could either work as our volunteers or donate to us.If you agree with our vision, please support us. Road is hard. However, we believe open-technologies, free/open-source software, open hardware, open design, open culture and open mind are the right future.


Free / Open-source Software

Free and open-source software (FOSS) is computer software that can be classified as both free software (“free” means freedom) and open-source software. That is, anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and

Open-source Hardware

Open-source hardware (OSH) consists of physical artifacts of technology designed and offered by the open design movement. Both free and open-source software (FOSS) as well as open-source hardware is created by this open-source culture movement and applies a like concept

Open Content

The broader meaning of the term Open Content refers to releasing copyrighted materials under a more relax licence. It is also commonly referred to as “Some Rights Reserved” by Creative Commons Advocates. Materials released under this category of licenses will