How the net traps us all in our own little bubbles. Google. Linux Directory Structure (File System Structure) Explained with Examples. Have you wondered why certain programs are located under /bin, or /sbin, or /usr/bin, or /usr/sbin?
For example, less command is located under /usr/bin directory. Why not /bin, or /sbin, or /usr/sbin? What is the different between all these directories? Hacker Chat: Program or Be Programmed Author Douglas Rushkoff. Douglas Rushkoff is the author of Program or Be Programmed, in which he makes the case for learning about programming.
In his keynote speech this week at Webvisions, he said that the difference between programmers and non-programmers isn't like the difference between drivers and mechanics. It's more like the difference between drivers and passengers. Rushkoff is also the co-organizer of the forthcoming Contact Summit, an event that will "explore how to realize the greater promise of social media to promote new forms of culture, commerce, collective action and creativity.