Miguel Said Vieira is a professor at UFABC (Brazil), where he works at the Educational Center for Languages and Technologies and teaches in the Public Policies and Sciences, and Humanities programs. His research analyzes the relations between knowledge, technology, collaboration, and commodification, with a special focus on the theme of commons (including theoretical approaches and specific practices such as OER, free software, and open access), and the areas of STS and philosophy of science. He has published several articles and book chapters, including “Between Copyleft and Copyfarleft: Advanced Reciprocity for the Commons” (with De Filippi), and “Who Benefits from the Public Good? How OER Is Contributing to the Private Appropriation of the Educational Commons” (with Amiel, ter Haar and Soares).

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