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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

PPOL 4720 - Open Source for the Common Good


Open source technology plays a major role in society and embodies a different culture with different tradeoffs and societal impacts. Open source is highly innovative and holds considerable promise for addressing most of the critical problems facing society such as sustainability, inequality, the cost of technology, and open access to knowledge. We will study the role of open source through numerous case studies and discussions.



Credits: 3