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
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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
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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
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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, ...

Collective Courage

Author: Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271064552
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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.

The Cathedral The Bazaar

Author: Eric S. Raymond
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596553968
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According to Bob Young, "This is Eric Raymond's great contribution to the success of the open source revolution, to the adoption of Linux-based operating systems, and to the success of open source users and the companies that supply them.

Contemporary Authors

Author: Gale Group
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787646004
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 23, 2001, Harry Levins, "Contraceptives History
Mixes Scholarship with a Feminist Viewpoint," p. D2. Washington ... CAREER:
Software designer. ... (With David Diamond) Just for Fun: The Story of an
Accidental Revolutionary, HarperBusiness (New York, NY), 2001. ... Contributor
to Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution, O'Reilly & Associates
(Sebastopol, CA), 1999. ... might shake up the profit-making objectives of the
computer world.

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 ...