For Fun And Profit

Author: Christopher Tozzi
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036479
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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 ...

Contemporary Authors

Author: Gale Group
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787646004
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OTHER, (March 14, 2002), Tracee
Cornforth, "Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America, an
Interview with Author Andrea Tone. ... (computer operating system), c. 1990;
Transmeta Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, software engineer, 1997—. WRITINGS:
(Author of foreword) Practical Guide to Linux, Addison Wesley Longman (Boston,
MA), 1997. (With David Diamond) Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental
Revolutionary, ...

The Political Economy Of Open Source Software

Author: Steve Weber
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What are the social and political structures that, in the context of individual
motivations and the economic logic of software creation, drive the two essential
dynamics that lead to successful open source development: maintaining
coordination on ... socially (ruthlessly competing at any cost to maximize profit, as
opposed to fostering real innovation) and technically (producing clumsy,
complicated, bulky software that locks in customers without meeting their real
needs as computer users).

Technology Review

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"I enjoy working on open- source software, but I particularly enjoy working with
Miguel," says Todd Berman, a software developer at Medsphere Systems, a
health-care infotech company in Aliso Viejo, CA. "He's a visionary, and he has a
way of keeping things fun." De Icaza, says Oracle's Shaver, has a "terrifying talent
for finding the right people and getting a project to critical mass." Later in 1999,
Friedman suggested to de Icaza that the two of them start a software company.
Ximian ...