Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy
by Ron Goldman, Richard P. Gabriel
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann 2005
Number of pages: 424
Free online book Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy is intended for anyone considering using Open Source. It describes what open source is, discusses business reasons for using open source, and describes how an open source project works in a day-to-day manner.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Douglas Rushkoff - Demos
The book explains how online communication is changing offline politics. The author argues that the way in which the internet encourages user activity can be a metaphor for reawakening a public appetite for civic engagement.
by Klaatu - Smashwords
This book is a relaxed, pensive, meandering musing about technology, gaming, POSIX, and open source. It's a book about open source culture, open source ideology, and open source software, written by open source and open culture enthusiast Klaatu.
by Kenneth Wong, Phet Sayo - Wikibooks
This primer is the first in a series of primers focused on the FOSS movement. It gives an overview of the issues and technologies involved. Although geared more for developing countries, the points discussed are relevant around the world.
by Lexi Rubow, Rachael Shen, Brianna Schofield - Authors Alliance
Our goal is to encourage our members to consider open access publishing by addressing common concerns and by providing real-life tools that authors can use to work with publishers, institutions, and funders to make their works more widely accessible.