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.

Open Sources

Author: Chris DiBona
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596553906
Size: 31.19 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: 37.30 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, ...

Nationalizing France S Army

Author: Christopher J. Tozzi
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813938341
Size: 26.54 MB
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By telling the story of France’s noncitizen soldiers—who included men born abroad as well as Jews and blacks whose citizenship rights were subject to contestation—Christopher Tozzi sheds new light on the roots of revolutionary ...


Author: Steven Levy
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780141000510
Size: 79.60 MB
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Interviews with the unconventional computer geniuses who were responsible for the computer revolution reveal the inside story and the shared ideals that motivated them. Reprint.

Empire Of Cotton

Author: Sven Beckert
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385353251
Size: 27.25 MB
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The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.

Start Something That Matters

Author: Blake Mycoskie
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753547406
Size: 42.62 MB
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In this book, he shares the six counterintuitive principles that have guided the growth of TOMS for the past three years: Make business personal Be resourceful without resources Reverse retirement Keep it simple Stay humble Give more, ...

Decoding Liberation

Author: Samir Chopra
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113586487X
Size: 16.62 MB
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This book is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding how free software promises to transform not only technology but society as well.