In the Beginning was the Command Line
A history of operating systems, by Neal Stephenson, the author of such novels as 'Snow Crash', 'The Diamond Age' and 'Zodiac'.
Collaborative Source Software
This article presents an approach to combine the best of the Open Source and proprietary software development worlds.
Development, Ethical Trading and Free Software
This paper makes the political and ethical case for the adoption of free software by Community Aid Abroad and other members of Oxfam International.
Free Source as Free Thought: Architecting Free Standards
This paper calls for the support of open standards and non-proprietary software in civil activities, such as public education, taxes, and patent and grant proposals.
History of the Open Source Initiative (OSI)
A brief rundown from the Open Source advocacy body, the OSI.
Homer's Open Source Odyssey
Elliot McGucken discusses classical computing and provides a brief history of open source.
Iteachnet - Strength Through Diversity
Article promoting cross-platform, open standard and educationally grounded computing in schools.
Making it in a Post Windows World
The process transitioning from a Windows to a Linux desktop computer, step by step setup instructions for a dialup account, and VNC.
Monochrom: Some Code To Die For
On the Birth of the Free Software Movement in 1887. The author compares new code to the constructed language Esperanto.
Open Source Software and Documents - A Literature and Resource Review
Brief introduction to the Open Source movement, provides a review of books, sites, and topics.
Open Source Strategies
Compilation of information relating to open source business models and strategies. Includes recommended books and related links.
Open-Source Software Development, by Davor Cubranic
Addresses the obstacles which OSS must overcome to move from the specialist community to the mainstream.
Open-Source Software Development, by Kim Johnson
Explains the competing open source philosophies and development models, with examples of popular open source projects such as Linux, Apache, KDE and Python.
OpenSource.org: Open Source Definition
A definition of the Open Source license for software.
PerlStalker's SysAdmin Notes and Tools
How-to's, documentation and various tools for administrating Open Source servers in an ISP environment.
A Response to Nikolai Bezroukov
Eric Raymond's response to Bezroukov's "Open Source Software Development as a Special Type of Academic Research"
Salon | The Free Software story
Salon's complete coverage of Linux and the Open Source Movement
Salon Magazine's collection of Open Source articles
A series of well-written articles, knowledgeable yet understandable.
A Second Look at the Cathedral and Bazaar
Another critical review of Eric Raymond's "The Cathedral and the Bazaar."
22surf: Open Source Business Plan
Covers details of a free, downloadable Open Source business plan describing 22surf and Authena, presented at the Harvard OSCOM.
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