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Computing cultures

This selection involves a cultural view to computing: questions of open source and hackerism, end-user programming and software design.

Agre, Philip E. 1997. Computation and the Human Experience. Cambridge, New York and Melbourne: Cambridge University press.

Himanen, Pekka (with Linus Torvalds and Manuel Castells) 2001.The Hacker Ethic and the Spirit of the Information Age. Random House.

Star, Susan Leigh 1995. The Cultures of Computing. Blackwell Publishers.

Nardi, Bonnie A. 1996. A Small Matter of Programming: Perspectives on End User Computing. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.

Oram, Andy (ed.) 2001. Peer-to-Peer : Harnessing the Power of Disruptive Technologies. O'Reilly and associates.

Raymond, Eric S. 1999: The Cathedral & The Bazaar. Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly.

Winograd, Terry (ed.) Bringing Software to Design. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.


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Raymond, Eric 'The Cathedral and the Bazaar'

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