1. Global Village Construction Set in 2 Minutes

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    Hollywood movie producer Isaiah Saxon who made the video "Wanderlust" for Björk - is an OSE True Fan and has made a 2 minute explainer video on the 'GVCS' - Global Village Construction Set. The video gets the GVCS message across in a short and very concise way. Pass this on to your friends, and encourage them to subscribe to the True Fans - http://opensourceecology.org/wiki/True_Fans. The GVCS has since become one of the best ideas of 2011 - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/19/wiki-diy-civilization_n_1157895.html?1324310724

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    • Global Village Construction Set - TED Talk

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      TED Talk on the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS), presented by TED Fellow, Marcin Jakubowski, in Long Beach, California, February 28, 2011. Discusses the potential of open source, distributive economics - as embodied in the GVCS civilization starter kit.

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      • GVCS in 2 Minutes

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        Welcome to the world of Open Source Ecology (OSE) and the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS), also known as the Resilient Community Construction Set. See openfarmtech.org/​weblog/​2010/​10/​global-village-construction-set-gvcs-in-2-minutes/​ for the corresponding update. We used this in our Buckminster Fuller Challenge application. Pass this on to your friends, and encourage them to subscribe to the True Fans - openfarmtech.org/​index.php?title=True_Fans . We are also going on OSE Tour USA in 2011.

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        • Open Source Philosophy.

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          Open Source Ecology founder Dr. Marcin Jakubowski and the OSE team explain the philosophy behind their work. Special thanks to our remote collaborators Tom Griffing, Zach Dwiel and William Neal. Join us in building the future. www.opensourceecology.org

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          • Build yourself. | Tristan Copley Smith

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            BUILD YOURSELF. is a Finalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition, and has also been recognized as an Audience Favorite. Watch other finalists at http://focusforwardfilms.com/finalists. In the farmlands of Missouri, an unlikely Polish physicist is developing affordable, easy to build industrial machines and sharing his designs on the Internet for free. Director / Producer / Editor - Tristan Copley Smith Director of Photography / Effects Editor - Drew Cox Music Composer - Nicolas Singer Animation - Robert Wallace Sound Editor - Michele Caruso Featuring - Marcin Jakubowski, Zach Dwiel Special Thanks - Aaron Makaruk, Aaiden Williamson, Gabrielle LaBlanc, Graham Robertson, Yoonseo Kang, Parker Bonnell

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            • Liberator CEB Press v4 Assembly.

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              The Liberator is the worlds first automated, open source compressed earth brick press. This tutorial demonstrates how to assemble all steel parts of the Liberator CEB Press, once the components have been sourced and fabricated. To see the full CEB designs, go to http://opensourceecology.org/wiki/CEB_press.

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              • Powercube v7 Assembly.

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                The Powercube is a modular engine unit that powers all mechanical machines in the Global Village Construction Set. This tutorial demonstrates how to assemble the Powercube v7 once all components have been sourced and fabricated. To see the full Powercube v7 designs, go to www.opensourceecology.org/wiki/Powercube_7

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                • The LifeTrac Story 2012.

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                  This story traces the evolution of LifeTrac, OSE's open source tractor, from 2008 to 2012. If you're interested in LifeTrac, you can find our information and designs at opensourceecology.org/wiki/Civilization_Starter_Kit_DVD_v0.01

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                  • Open Source Keyline Plow.

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                    OSE farm manager Gabi has prototyped a keyline plought to help us break up the hard clay dirt on Factor E Farm. This was Gabi's first try at metal working, but we're sure its not her last. To download Gabi's designs and find out more, please visit http://opensourceecology.org/wiki/Subsoiler.

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                    • Open Source Dimensional Sawmill.

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                      OSE's first open source sawmill prototype in action, built by Sweiger Shop.

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