[BangPypers] Python and 5 Euro a.k.a How to make Money with Free Software

Anand Balachandran Pillai abpillai at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 06:52:38 CET 2008

On a lighter note, a more apt title for his post would have been
"How to mint money with free software" ;)

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
<abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 5:52 PM, Ramakrishna Reddy <ramkrsna at gmail.com> wrote:
>> http://pythonide.blogspot.com/2008/10/how-to-make-money-with-free-software.html
>> The Dutch Ministry of Finance organized an architecture competition
>> for which a selected group of architectural offices (unstudio, nox,
>> ...) and artists were invited, including myself. The goal of the
>> competition was not to design a building, but the new 5 euro
>> commemorative coin with the theme 'Netherlands and Architecture'. The
>> winner will be rewarded with a nice price, but most of all with the
>> honor: his design will be realized and will be a legal coin within the
>> Netherlands.
>> I approached the subject 'Netherlands and Architecture' from two
>> points of view. On one hand I paid tribute to the rich Dutch
>> architecture history and on the other hand to the contemporary quality
>> of Dutch architecture. These form also the two sides of my coin.
>> Traditionally the front of the coin needs to portray the queen, while
>> the back side displays the value of the coin .........

> --
> -Anand


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