March 8, 2001

The Academy and the Monastery

Author: JT Smith posts an excerpt from the book "The Hacker Ethic and the Spirit of the Information Age," written by Pekka Himanen, Linus Torvalds and Manuel Castells. In the chapter titled "The Academy and the Monastery," we read about the Open Source model of software development, the birth of Linux, and the development of a hacker community.


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