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: 52.44 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: 63.25 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: 26.70 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
Size: 49.60 MB
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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 ...

After The Software Wars

Author: Keith Cary Curtis
Publisher: Keith Curtis
ISBN: 0578011891
Size: 45.74 MB
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This book will demonstrate that a system where anyone can edit, share, and review the body of work will lead not just to something that works, but eventually to the best that the world can achieve!

Heart Of Europe

Author: Peter H. Wilson, Professor
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058097
Size: 77.29 MB
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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.

An Empire Of Wealth

Author: John Steele Gordon
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 006184764X
Size: 20.64 MB
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This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Makers Of The Microchip

Author: Christophe Lécuyer
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262294324
Size: 19.61 MB
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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 ...

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.