26 Oct 2010 /

two bits: the cultural significance of free software

By christopher m. kelty

Punning “two bits”, a colloquialism for voicing one’s opinion at the expense of 25 cents, with the most basic unit of digital information, anthropologist Christopher M. Kelty investigates the history of open source programming and its related subcultures through this well-researched set of case studies.

Published by Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008

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