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Dear True Fans and Supporters: Emergence

Dear True Fans Backers, and Supporters, I finally have a chance to emerge from full construction duty – 17,000 bricks pressed and countdown in our last week of brick pressing with cold weather producing diminishing returns. With Floyd recruited as our...

Historic Significance

October of 2011 marks the first ever replication of a complete Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) machine by an independent third party – the manual version of The Liberator CEB Press. This is a time of historical significance for the GVCS....

Kickstarter Update: The Context

Dear Supporters, thanks for your explosive support on our Global Village Construction Set Kickstarter Campaign, we have reached our goal of $40k, with 15 days left. There is also no sign of slowing down, so pass this on to your friends:   Update...

Distributive Enterprise

I am applying for the Shuttleworth Foundation fellowship. If successful, this brings in $360k of resources to the project by March, 2012. Listen to this personal intro for the Fellowship, discussing the concept of Distributive Enterprise:

Groundbreaking for Construction 2011

Dear True Fans and Supporters, the emergency construction crowd funding is a major success – $19.7k of $20k as of 2 PM, Sep. 15, 2011, a little under 7 days from emergency campaign start (the ChipIn at $5,209 as of this time reflects only a part...

Dear True Fans and Supporters

Dear True Fans and Supporters, we have fallen into a general video and documentation blackhole over the last 4 months. People are asking for news. We haven’t been idle: Dear True Fans and Supporters from Open Source Ecology on Vimeo. You can read...

Organizational Development

Yesterday we received an offer from a potential donor – offering a substantial, yearly donation. This got me thinking about our nonprofit sector strategy, as this offer is within the tax-exempt status of the nonprofit sector. So I wrote up a summary...

Open Source CNC Torch Table: First Fire

The Open Source CNC Torch Table has achieved first fire and is now cutting parts for the open source tractor: Open Source CNC Torch Table: First Fire from Open Source Ecology on Vimeo. Sound track is Epic 1 by Joe Post, True Fan. This is a sample cut...

Solar Fire Breakthrough

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a breakthrough on the Solar Turbine project. We are adopting the Solar Fire concentrator technology as our official solar energy platform. OSE and Solar Fire are entering into partnership – with a single purpose of...

OSE Trifold Brochure

The official trifold brochure for Open Source Ecology is now available: You can download this in GIMP or Photoshop and jpg format. There are 2 pages, front and back. If you are printing these, make sure that you use the Rockwell font, which is also included...