Posted by: commonsresource | April 27, 2010

Open Source Currency – a penny for your thoughts?

Last week, The Atlantic website featured Andrew Sullivan’s The Daily Dish post entitled Reimagining The Bill.  In addition to highlighting Michael Tyznik’s proposed re-design of the $50 bill and the fact that the U.S. Treasury has taken a more conservative approach to the new $100 bill, Andrew references the Dollar ReDe$ign Project.

You could say that the title of my post is somewhat inaccurate as the Dollar ReDe$ign Project is more crowdsourcing than open source (based on well articulated distinctions in a recent post entitled Why the open source way trumps the crowdsourcing way.) It is, in any case,  an interesting example of commons sourcing. One well worth a penny for your thoughts!


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