Invisible Engines: How Software Platforms Drive Innovation and Transform Industries
by D. Evans, A. Hagiu, R. Schmalensee
Publisher: The MIT Press 2008
Number of pages: 409
Software platforms are the invisible engines that have created, touched, or transformed nearly every major industry for the past quarter century. This book examines the business dynamics and strategies used by firms that recognize the transformative power unleashed by this new revolution - a revolution that will change both new and old industries.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Simone Aliprandi - aliprandi.org
This manual guides creators step by step in the world of Creative Commons licenses, the most famous and popular licenses for free distribution of intellectual products. The author goes into technical details of the tools offered by Creative Commons.
by Trinna Chiasson, Dyanna Gregory, et al. - Infoactive
This book explains important data concepts in simple language. It is written for graphic designers, content producers, and less-technical folks who want some extra help knowing where to begin, and what to watch out for when visualizing information.
by Deborah Bernnard, et al. - Open SUNY Textbooks
This guide introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they find themselves. This book helps students examine their roles as information creators...
by Sam Williams - O'Reilly Media, Inc.
The book interweaves biographical snapshots of GNU project founder Richard Stallman with the social and economic history of the free software movement. Starting with how it all began to the continuing quest for free software that exists today.