For Fun And Profit

Author: Christopher Tozzi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036479
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In For Fun and Profit, Christopher Tozzi offers an account of the free and open source software (FOSS) revolution, from its origins as an obscure, marginal effort by a small group of programmers to the widespread commercial use of open ...

For Fun And Profit

Author: Christopher Tozzi
Publisher: History of Computing
ISBN: 9780262036474
Size: 46.20 MB
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In For Fun and Profit, Christopher Tozzi offers an account of the free and open source software (FOSS) revolution, from its origins as an obscure, marginal effort by a small group of programmers to the widespread commercial use of open ...

Rebel Code

Author: Glyn Moody
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786745207
Size: 10.93 MB
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The open source saga has many fascinating chapters. It is partly the story of Linus Torvalds, the master hacker who would become chief architect of the Linux operating system.

Open Sources

Author: Chris DiBona
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596553906
Size: 30.42 MB
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The essays in this volume offer insight into how the Open Source movement works, why it succeeds, and where it is going.For programmers who have labored on open-source projects, Open Sources is the new gospel: a powerful vision from the ...

Hackers

Author: Steven Levy
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449393748
Size: 22.94 MB
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This 25th anniversary edition of Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers -- those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks, bent the rules, ...

Just For Fun

Author: Linus Torvalds
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0066620732
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Once upon a time Linus Torvalds was a skinny unknown, just another nerdy Helsinki techie who had been fooling around with computers since childhood.

Against The Profit Motive

Author: Nicholas R. Parrillo
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300176589
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This book is the first to document American government’s “for-profit” past, to discover how profit-seeking defined officials’ relationship to the citizenry, and to explain how lawmakers—by banishing the profit motive in favor of ...

Collective Courage

Author: Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271064552
Size: 59.36 MB
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To tell the story, Gordon Nembhard uses a variety of newspapers, period magazines, and journals; co-ops’ articles of incorporation, minutes from annual meetings, newsletters, budgets, and income statements; and scholarly books, memoirs, ...

Heart Of Europe

Author: Peter H. Wilson, Professor
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058097
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As Peter Wilson shows, the Empire tells the story of Europe better than histories of individual nation-states, and its legacy can be seen today in debates over the nature of the European Union.