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Richard Stallman\'s Personal Page. Richard M. Stallman calls to support La Quadrature du Net - une vidéo Actu et Politique. Lawrence Lessig. Lawrence "Larry" Lessig (born June 3, 1961) is an American academic and political activist.

Lawrence Lessig

He is a proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright, trademark, and radio frequency spectrum, particularly in technology applications, and he has called for state-based activism to promote substantive reform of government with a Second Constitutional Convention.[1] In May 2014, he launched a crowd-funded political action committee which he termed Mayday PAC with the purpose of electing candidates to Congress who would pass campaign finance reform.[2] Lessig is director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and a professor of law at Harvard Law School. Previously, he was a professor of law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Center for Internet and Society. Academic career[edit] Interview with Lawrence Lessig in 2009 Lessig started his academic career at the University of Chicago Law School, where he was Professor from 1991 to 1997.

Political activism[edit] Eric S. Raymond - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Mozilla Fir. Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957), often referred to as ESR, is an American computer programmer, author and open source software advocate.

Eric S. Raymond - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Mozilla Fir

After the 1997 publication of The Cathedral and the Bazaar, Raymond was for a number of years frequently quoted as an unofficial spokesman for the open source movement.[2] He is also known for his work on the popular Roguelike game Nethack for which he wrote the Guidebook, in addition to being a member of the "Dev-Team". More recently, he is recognized in certain circles for his 1990 edit and later updates of the Jargon File, currently in print as the The New Hacker's Dictionary.[3] Biography[edit] Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1957, Raymond lived in Venezuela as a child. His family moved to Pennsylvania, USA in 1971.[4] Raymond said in an interview that his cerebral palsy motivated him to go into computing.[5] Raymond has spoken in more than fifteen countries on six continents[citation needed], including a lecture at Microsoft.[6]

The Cathedral and the Bazaar. Copyright © 2000 Eric S.

The Cathedral and the Bazaar

Raymond Copyright Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the Open Publication License, version 2.0. $Date: 2002/08/02 09:02:14 $ Abstract I anatomize a successful open-source project, fetchmail, that was run as a deliberate test of the surprising theories about software engineering suggested by the history of Linux. Eric S. Raymond\'s Home Page. Welcome to my piece of the Web.

Eric S. Raymond\'s Home Page

I maintain quite a lot of open-source software, FAQs, and HTML documents, so this site is rather complex. It's mostly validated HTML and light on the graphics, though. You won't have to wait an eon for any of the pages to load. If the software and FAQs I maintain are valuable to you (and especially if my software makes you money) please leave me a tip. If you want to link to, copy, mirror, or translate portions of this site, please read my copying policy. If the HTML or images on this site seem to be confusing your browser, see the site design notes. The Jargon File, Version 4.2.2, 20 Aug 2000 by Various - Project. Linus Torvalds. Linus Benedict Torvalds (Swedish: [ˈliːn.ɵs ˈtuːr.valds] ( Biography[edit] Early years[edit] Torvalds was born in Helsinki, Finland.

Linus Torvalds

He is the son of journalists Anna and Nils Torvalds,[6] and the grandson of poet Ole Torvalds. Both of his parents were campus radicals at the University of Helsinki in the 1960s. Jimmy Wales.