I recently stumbled across Gobby:
Gobby is a free collaborative editor supporting multiple documents in one session and a multi-user chat. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix-like platforms.
It looks really cool, and the realtime-editing would be very well suited to trying to draw up any form of document . . . → Read More: Cross-platform realtime collaborative editing
Linux.com :: Software patents underlie a novel open source business model (video)
“Software patents are evil.” Ask almost any free or open source software advocate, and they’ll tell you that software patents kill creativity and keep computer science from advancing as rapidly as it would if everyone shared their basic work with everyone else, unencumbered . . . → Read More: Open Source software and Software Patents working together