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30 años del Manifiesto GNU y los proyectos que ha inspirado...

Bueno está semana se cumplieron 30 años del manifiesto GNU* escrito por Richard Stallman**, que marca el comienzo del movimiento del software libre. Hecho muy importante para la comunidad de internet en su conjunto, sin este primer esfuerzo muchos de los proyectos en ciencia, redes sociales, aplicaciones móviles. 729 more words

Eric Raymond

Citizen Journalism and the Open Source Movement

According to the Open Source Initiative open source software is software that can be freely used, changed and shared (in modified or unmodified form) by anyone.   586 more words


Opening up access

In a previous blog post, I wrote about the “serials crisis” that has threatened to undermine, and restrict, the existing economic model of the dissemination of scholarly communication through academic publishing. 831 more words

Information Society

Lattice-based Cryptography

My application for a PhD at CSIT has been submitted.  The project is incredibly interesting.  Basically, applying software engineering principles to the design and implementation of a framework for lattice-based cryptography.  171 more words

Free Software, Public Domain and Digital Commons (2/3)

Richard Stallman’s dismisses proprietary software for a good reason but his recommendations are only followed by ICT experts. Let us have a closer look.

Professional software versus software for the masses… 3,226 more words


Free Software, Public Domain and Digital Commons (1/3)

Since fuzziness and mythology are the ubiquitous ingredients of internet content we need solid definitions. The Free Software Foundation defines free software as follows:

“A program is free software if the program’s users have the four essential freedoms: 1,412 more words