Category: World

Recruiting the Best for a Project

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

it is often cheaper and more effective to recruit self-selected volunteers from the Internet than it is to manage buildings full of people who would rather be doing something else.

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Democratic Centralism for Organizing Groups

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

in the end the open-source culture will triumph not because cooperation is morally right or software “hoarding” is morally wrong , but simply because the closed-source world cannot win an evolutionary arms race with open-source communities that can put orders of magnitude more skilled time into a problem.

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Charming Developers to Make Great Software

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

it is not critical that the coordinator be able to originate designs of exceptional brilliance, but it is absolutely critical that the coordinator be able to recognize good design ideas from others.

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Capitalist Logic of Denying Health Care to Minority Races

Is it possible to erase the inequalities and deficiencies in health and health care in our capitalist system? Is it possible to create an equitable and excellent health care system in America?

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“What Language?” – For humans or For computers?

This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

although I’m a convinced partisan of the “make it a language” school of design as exemplified by Emacs and HTML and many database engines, I am not normally a big fan of “English-like” syntaxes.

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Listen to your users!

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

most science and engineering and software development isn’t done by original genius, hacker mythology to the contrary.

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DNA mapping proves Internationalism – Video

most of our genetic make up originates from a melting pot of different areas and continents. For some, it was even the races they truly disliked. Ironically, two of the individuals in the group even turned out to be related!

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The Truth Behind Genius

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

Interestingly enough, you will quickly find that if you are completely and self-deprecatingly truthful about how much you owe other people, the world at large will treat you as though you did every bit of the invention yourself and are just being becomingly modest about your innate genius.

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Nurturing a small software project to success

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

From the beginning of the project, I got bug reports of a quality most developers would kill for, often with good fixes attached. I got thoughtful criticism, I got fan mail, I got intelligent feature suggestions.

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Don’t Read if you are not a Developer

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

source-code awareness by both parties greatly enhances both good communication and the synergy between what a beta-tester reports and what the core developer(s) know. In turn, this means that the core developers’ time tends to be well conserved, even with many collaborators.

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You Do Agile Development? Open Source?

This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

you assume that bugs are generally shallow phenomena—or, at least, that they turn shallow pretty quickly when exposed to a thousand eager co-developers pounding on every single new release.

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Users as Co Developers OR The Secret of Programming Success

This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

“the ferment, the innovation mostly takes place in the open part of the tool where a large and varied community can tinker with it.”

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Fight by Software Programmers for their Rights – the beginnings

This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

Who would have thought that a world-class operating system could coalesce as if by magic out of part-time hacking by several thousand developers scattered all over the planet, connected only by the tenuous strands of the Internet?

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The Jewish State Terror Attack on Jewish Workers’ Rights in Israel

The privatization plan means the company will stop generating electricity and sell its power stations to the private sector. The so-called reforms have already cost 800 jobs. The Histadrut expects the privatization to result in between 5,000 and 6,000 job losses.

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Shreya, an Indian woman IT employee’s fight against Wipro

Shreya says she had suffered because she is “a woman, an Indian woman and one who submitted to the advances of a senior, powerful man in the company with friends at the top”, and that she was singled out because she “dared to complain that she had been the victim of discrimination, intimidation and harassment”.

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