Radical Open Innovation News week 26-2023

Welcome to our selection of business IT innovation news. Created using our own opinionated selection and summary algorithm. We present some top innovation news items to get you thinking, debating and take action in order to make our world better.

1 Breakthrough Technologies 2023

Lists of promising disruptive technologies. You like these kind of list or you hate them. Always fun to read these kind of list again over 10 year. Promising the future is still hard. But solving problems requires an open mindset and working to put scientific discovery into real world applications.


2 Fighting air inequality through open data

OpenAQ was the first to aggregate disparate ground-level ambient air quality data on a centralized open-source platform, making it findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. We started with real-time and historical data from reference-grade government monitors in 2015 and began ingesting data from air sensors starting in 2021.


3 Brings control of computing back to the people

Almost all aspects of our digital lives are controlled by a select few mega-corporations. Capitalism only works when the winners compete with one another. As things stand today, tech entrepreneurs with truly disruptive potential almost always have more to gain by selling out, burying their technology under the warm wing of one of the oligopoly’s conglomerates.


4 An Internet Canvas

Wouldn’t you want a digital medium with the expressive ease of paper? Websites are the most expressive medium I know, but they’re used today in such a tiny narrow way. The thing is, they could be like digital paper: back-of-napkin notes, moodboards, journaling, letters, toy apps, lists, sprawling canvases. Great ideas, hope to see more of this project in the near future.


5 Open Source in Environmental Sustainability

This report provides the first comprehensive analysis of the open source software ecosystem in the field of sustainability and climate technology. More than one thousand actively-developed open source projects and organisations were compiled and systematically analysed using qualitative and quantitative methods as part of the Open Sustainable Technology project and its associated database.


6 Google “We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI”

A lot of hype around this ‘Leaked Internal Google Document’. Truth is that nobody knows if it is real. But the story a good read and could be true! The conclusion: Open Source AI Will Outcompete Google and OpenAI. A wish for everyone that recognizes the dangers of an unhealthy ecosystem controlled by only a few companies.


7 A Crash Course in the Future of Technology

One of the harshest lessons we learned during the recent pandemic is the power of exponentials. As human beings, we are linear thinkers and can’t fathom how doublings of viruses — or technologies — can be destructive and disrupt everything.


8 Local-first software

By centralizing data storage on servers, cloud apps also take away ownership and agency from users. Local-first ideals include the ability to work offline and collaborate across multiple devices, while also improving the security, privacy, long-term preservation, and user control of data.


9 Does it always have to be Google or Bing?

With the OpenWebSearch project, the EU wants to protect its sovereignty on the Internet. The goal is a freely accessible web directory that feeds diverse search engines and language models and should trigger a boom in new web services.”


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