Open-and-Shut? A look at Open Movements

Short Form


Openness is now the norm in software, what will it take to scale other domains?


Open Source, Open Content, Open Data, Open Access, Open Government.

This talk will survey the origins, commonalities, interrelationship and limitations of these movements, and then explore tools, networks and agents that can mirror, strengthen or counteract existing institutions.

Speaking experience

I am a frequent presenter, and have spoken at IDF and OOoCon conferences.


  • Biography

    Dhananjay Keskar is a programmer and producer. Before founding memamsa and consulting on web apps and infrastructure, he worked in multiple roles at Intel Corporation, from innovation (and patent generation) to open source contributions for and desktop Linux.