Software Libre and Open Source

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Books under this sub-category (30 books)

500 Lines or Less: Experienced Programmers Solve Interesting Problems

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
This book provides you with the chance to study how 26 experienced programmers think when they are building something new. The programs you will read about in this book were all written from scratch to solve difficult problems.
 
500 Lines or Less: Experienced Programmers Solve Interesting Problems

500 Lines or Less: Experienced Programmers Solve Interesting Problems

Post date: 16 Dec 2016
This book provides you with the chance to study how 26 experienced programmers think when they are building something new. The programs you will read about in this book were all written from scratch to solve difficult problems.

Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

Post date: 13 Nov 2016
This book aims to make "access to knowledge" or A2K field accessible to those unfamiliar with it and to provide a place for those generating it to analyze its evolution, goals, tensions, and future.
 
Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

Post date: 13 Nov 2016
This book aims to make "access to knowledge" or A2K field accessible to those unfamiliar with it and to provide a place for those generating it to analyze its evolution, goals, tensions, and future.

Against Intellectual Monopoly

Post date: 11 Sep 2009
This book argues through theory and example that intellectual monopoly is not necessary for innovation and as a practical matter is damaging to growth, prosperity and liberty.
Author(s): Michele Boldrin David K. Levine
Publication date: 01 Jul 2008
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source
 
Against Intellectual Monopoly

Against Intellectual Monopoly

Post date: 11 Sep 2009
This book argues through theory and example that intellectual monopoly is not necessary for innovation and as a practical matter is damaging to growth, prosperity and liberty.
Author(s): Michele Boldrin David K. Levine
Publication date: 01 Jul 2008
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source


Create or Perish - The Case for Inventions and Patents

Post date: 12 Apr 2011
This book explores the history of private and public rights in scientific discoveries and applied engineering, leading to the development of worldwide patent systems.
Author(s): Robert H. Rines
Publication date: 31 Dec 1964
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source
 
Create or Perish - The Case for Inventions and Patents

Create or Perish - The Case for Inventions and Patents

Post date: 12 Apr 2011
This book explores the history of private and public rights in scientific discoveries and applied engineering, leading to the development of worldwide patent systems.
Author(s): Robert H. Rines
Publication date: 31 Dec 1964
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source


Democratizing Innovation

Post date: 17 Sep 2006
Eric von Hippel looks closely at the emerging system of user-centered innovation, in which users -- both individuals and firms -- often freely share their innovations with others, creating user-innovation communities and a rich intellectual commons.
Author(s): Eric Von Hippel
Publication date: 17 Feb 2006
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic
Document Type: Book
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source
 
Democratizing Innovation

Democratizing Innovation

Post date: 17 Sep 2006
Eric von Hippel looks closely at the emerging system of user-centered innovation, in which users -- both individuals and firms -- often freely share their innovations with others, creating user-innovation communities and a rich intellectual commons.
Author(s): Eric Von Hippel
Publication date: 17 Feb 2006
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic
Document Type: Book
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source


Economic Aspects and Business Models of Free Software

Post date: 03 Sep 2010
Focuses on the study of Free Software in relation with the private sector and related economic aspects.
 
Economic Aspects and Business Models of Free Software

Economic Aspects and Business Models of Free Software

Post date: 03 Sep 2010
Focuses on the study of Free Software in relation with the private sector and related economic aspects.

Free as in Freedom, Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
A biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the political, social and economic history of the free software movement.
Author(s): Sam Williams
Publication date: 01 Mar 2002
License: GNU Free Documentation License
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source
 
Free as in Freedom, Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software

Free as in Freedom, Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
A biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the political, social and economic history of the free software movement.
Author(s): Sam Williams
Publication date: 01 Mar 2002
License: GNU Free Documentation License
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source


Free Culture

Post date: 28 Jan 2005
Expertly argued, alarming and surprisingly entertaining look at the current copyright wars.
Author(s): Lawrence Lessig
Publication date: 01 Mar 2004
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source
 
Free Culture

Free Culture

Post date: 28 Jan 2005
Expertly argued, alarming and surprisingly entertaining look at the current copyright wars.
Author(s): Lawrence Lessig
Publication date: 01 Mar 2004
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source


Free For All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans

Post date: 09 Feb 2005
Explores the history of free software movement, its emerging threat to Microsoft, and its struggle to retain its ideals in the face of big money.
 
Free For All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans

Free For All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans

Post date: 09 Feb 2005
Explores the history of free software movement, its emerging threat to Microsoft, and its struggle to retain its ideals in the face of big money.

Free Innovation

Post date: 27 Nov 2016
In this book the author integrates new theory and new research findings into the framework of a "free innovation paradigm." Free innovation involves innovations developed and given away by consumers as a "free good," with resulting improvements in social
 
Free Innovation

Free Innovation

Post date: 27 Nov 2016
In this book the author integrates new theory and new research findings into the framework of a "free innovation paradigm." Free innovation involves innovations developed and given away by consumers as a "free good," with resulting improvements in social

Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman

Post date: 27 Aug 2006
Collections of essays and speeches by Richard M. Stallman. Includes historical writings such as The GNU Manifesto, along with new writings on copyright, patent law, and the issue of trusted computing.
Author(s): Richard M. Stallman
Publication date: 30 Dec 2009
License: GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.1
Document Type: Book
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source
 
Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman

Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman

Post date: 27 Aug 2006
Collections of essays and speeches by Richard M. Stallman. Includes historical writings such as The GNU Manifesto, along with new writings on copyright, patent law, and the issue of trusted computing.
Author(s): Richard M. Stallman
Publication date: 30 Dec 2009
License: GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.1
Document Type: Book
Tags: Software Libre and Open Source


Getting Started With Open Source Development

Post date: 23 Jun 2016
A good starting point for beginners to the open source software development and its licensing requirements, organizations, tools, and case studies.
 
Getting Started With Open Source Development

Getting Started With Open Source Development

Post date: 23 Jun 2016
A good starting point for beginners to the open source software development and its licensing requirements, organizations, tools, and case studies.

Innovation Happens Elsewhere - Open Source as Business Strategy

Post date: 02 Apr 2007
Focuses on what a company needs to do to make open source a part of its business. Included are examples of how companies such as Sun, IBM, HP, and Cisco Systems have successfully benefited from their use of open source.
 
Innovation Happens Elsewhere - Open Source as Business Strategy

Innovation Happens Elsewhere - Open Source as Business Strategy

Post date: 02 Apr 2007
Focuses on what a company needs to do to make open source a part of its business. Included are examples of how companies such as Sun, IBM, HP, and Cisco Systems have successfully benefited from their use of open source.

Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Post date: 17 Nov 2016
In this updated edition, Band and Katoh examine the debates surrounding the use of copyright law to prevent competition and interoperability in the global software industry.
 
Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Post date: 17 Nov 2016
In this updated edition, Band and Katoh examine the debates surrounding the use of copyright law to prevent competition and interoperability in the global software industry.

Introduction to Free Software

Post date: 30 Aug 2010
This book answers questions about free software, the implications of using a free license, the organization of free software projects, main business models associated to them, and things that motivate developers and volunteers to become involved.
 
Introduction to Free Software

Introduction to Free Software

Post date: 30 Aug 2010
This book answers questions about free software, the implications of using a free license, the organization of free software projects, main business models associated to them, and things that motivate developers and volunteers to become involved.

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