Reflections on nodejs malware

A few months ago I wrote a short blog post about nodejs, the technology webinos is based on, and it’s module system NPM. I questioned why, considering how lucrative it might be for a malware writer, was there no malicious software listed in the NPM repository?...

Open Governance Index: opening the discussion

We have been thrilled by the amount of interest around the Open Governance Index (OGI) report which we published just over two weeks ago. Our report was covered in mainstream media across Wired, ZDnet, PCPro, Gizmodo, ARS Technica, BGR, Zeit Online and ReadWrite...

Does openness warrant success?

Does openness warrant success? As part of the webinos project we researched many major open source projects and looked into the conditions that make a project a success. We set out to measure openness and see what are the best practices in making open source projects...