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Author Kelty, Christopher M., 1972-

Title Two bits [electronic resource] : the cultural significance of free software / Christopher M. Kelty.

Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 378 p. : ill.
Series Experimental futures
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Experimental futures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. The Internet. Geeks and recursive publics. Protestant reformers, polymaths, transhumanists -- Part II. Free software. The movement. Sharing source code. Conceiving open systems. Writing copyright licenses. Coordinating collaborations -- Part III. Modulations. "If we succeed, we will disappear" Reuse, modification, and the nonexistence of norms. Conclusion: the cultural consequences of free software.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Information society.
Open source software -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780822389002
9780822342427 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822342421 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822342649 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822342642 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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