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.

For Fun And Profit

Author: Christopher Tozzi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262341182
Size: 71.42 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 ...

Open Sources

Author: Chris DiBona
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596553906
Size: 56.72 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 ...

Software Infrastructure Labor

Author: Ned Rossiter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135016372
Size: 48.52 MB
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Software, Infrastructure, Labor intercuts transdisciplinary theoretical reflection with empirical encounters ranging from the Cold War legacy of cybernetics, shipping ports in China and Greece, the territoriality of data centers, video game ...

Against The Profit Motive

Author: Nicholas R. Parrillo
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300176589
Size: 36.18 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 ...

Hackers

Author: Steven Levy
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449393748
Size: 40.71 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, ...

The Innovators

Author: Walter Isaacson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476708711
Size: 79.19 MB
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This is the story of how their minds worked and what made them so inventive. It’s also a narrative of how their ability to collaborate and master the art of teamwork made them even more creative.

Democratizing Innovation

Author: Eric von Hippel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262002744
Size: 29.57 MB
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The process of user-centered innovation: how it can benefit both users and manufacturers and how its emergence will bring changes in business models and public policy.