The Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin
by Peter H. Salus
Publisher: Reed Media Services 2008
In addition to covering a history of free and open source, The Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin explores how free and open software is changing the world. It is authored by Peter H. Salus, a noted UNIX, open source, and Internet historian and author of A Quarter Century of UNIX and Casting The Net and other books. Salus has interviewed well over a hundred key figures to document the history and background of free and open source software.
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by Russ Walter - Russell Walter Pub
The book explains everything important about computers -- simply, candidly, and as wisely as possible, with a cynical laugh. This book was rated 'tops' by the major computer magazines, newspapers, library organizations, schools, and computer clubs.
by Keith Curtis - Lulu.com
Given the technology that's already available, we should have cars that drive us around, in absolute safety, while we lounge in the back and sip champagne. This book explains how we can build better software and all get our own high-tech chauffeur.
by Jordi Mas Hernandez, et al. - FTA
The reader will become familiar with agencies and projects related to the deployment of Free Software in the public and private sectors, and will learn to identify and understand the consequences of the use of Free Software in different areas.
by Jan van Eijck, Rineke Verbrugge - Amsterdam University Press
Compiling discussions involving a number of researchers from various academic fields, this volume details the many ways in which the seemingly abstract disciplines of logic and computer science can be used to analyze contemporary social problems.