For Fun And Profit

Author: Christopher Tozzi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036479
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The free and open source software movement, from its origins in hacker culture, through the development of GNU and Linux, to its commercial use today.

Rebel Code

Author: Glyn Moody
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786745207
Size: 13.56 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: 67.69 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 ...


Author: Steven Levy
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449393748
Size: 53.93 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, ...

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: 62.59 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, ...


Author: Amy Cortese
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118085783
Size: 51.78 MB
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Praise for Locavesting "Investing locally makes sense as long as you do it with your eyes wide open. And this book is a realistic up-to-the-minute exploration of the field.

Makers Of The Microchip

Author: Christophe Lécuyer
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262294324
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The centerpiece of the book is a collection of documents, reproduced in facsimile, including the company's first prospectus; ideas, sketches, and plans for the company's products; and a notebook kept by cofounder Jay Last that records ...

Drinking Boston

Author: Stephanie Schorow
ISBN: 9781934598092
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From the Dark Ambiance and camaraderie of the Colonial taverns to the great saloon era of the turn of the century; from Prohibition-a period rife with social reform, class politics, and opportunism-to a trail of nightclub neon so bright, it ...