Back issues of COILHOUSE now available digitally

The fine folks at COILHOUSE magazine (mentioned many a time here in the past, and who featured Xeni and Boing Boing Video in issue 3 have just put made available for the first time all five back issues as DRM-free PDF downloads. Read the rest

A decade of Wikipedia: lesser-known miracles

Image: a few of the remixable design elements, via Wikimedia Commons

It's no secret that I love Wikipedia, which I consider one of the grandest and most radical social experiments of our time, and the very best example of what the free culture movement offers for the world's future. Read the rest

Digital Open Winners: Australian Teen Crafts "Sneaky" Games

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqdGACoRC2o

Institute for the Future teamed up with Sun Microsystems and Boing Boing Video to co-host the Digital Open, an online tech expo for teens 17 and under around the world. Read the rest

Digital Open Winners: Teen Designs Eco-Home of the Future

Institute for the Future teamed up with Sun Microsystems and Boing Boing Video to co-host the Digital Open, an online tech expo for teens 17 and under around the world. Read the rest

Digital Open Winners: From pocket-sized Altoids tin hack, big dreams emerge

Digital Open: Teen Altoid-hacks his way to tech glory

Digital Open Winner: A Living Diorama, to Change the World.

Teen dreams of a kinder future.

Digital Open Winner: teen creates a robot shop

Teen creates winning robot shop

Digital Open Winners: "Hybrid Airship," by teen robotic blimp builders.

Teens build hybrid airship

Digital Open Winners: A student website by and for teens.

Youth and open innovation

Digital Open tech innovation expo for global youth: 10 more days to submit projects!

Boing Boing and Boing Boing Video are partnering with Institute for the Future and Sun to support the Digital Open, in which youth around the world are invited to submit technology projects "that will change the world--or even just make life a little easier or more fun."

The final deadline for submissions is August 15, 2009, but projects posted before the deadline will benefit significantly from feedback from the Digital Open community.

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Digital Open youth innovation expo: submit early and maybe win a Flip

Are you a young maker or know one? There is still a month to submit projects to The Digital Open, an online expo for open technology projects created by people aged 17 and under from around the world. Read the rest

Digital Open: online tech expo for young people

BB pal and Institute for the Future colleague Jess Hemerly sends the following note about the Digital Open, an IFTF project now underway in partnership with Sun and Boing Boing! Read the rest

BB Video: IFTF, Sun, and Boing Boing Launch Digital Open Youth Innovation Expo