For Fun And Profit

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

Rebel Code

Author: Glyn Moody
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786745207
Size: 74.74 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: 64.19 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 ...

Hackers

Author: Steven Levy
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449393748
Size: 48.31 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: 44.53 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 ...

Decoding Liberation

Author: Samir Chopra
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113586487X
Size: 22.11 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.

Makers Of The Microchip

Author: Christophe Lécuyer
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262294324
Size: 70.59 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
Size: 19.32 MB
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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.

Start Something That Matters

Author: Blake Mycoskie
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753547406
Size: 80.73 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, ...