Economist, Joseph Schumpeter discussed capitalism in 1939, suggesting that history is pitted with bursts or explosions which steered creative destruction (McCraw, 2007). Business historian Thomas McCraw discusses Schumpeter’s ideas in his book, Prophet of Innovation in which McCraw explains that creative destruction is the driving force behind capitalism and is essential in allowing businesses to flourish while other die (McCraw, 2007). 557 more words
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A quote from Richard Stallman in The GNU Manifesto (1985) has stuck with me since I heard Ted’s lecture: “I cannot in good conscience sign a non-disclosure agreement or a software license agreement.” Thinking about anonymity and nodes and the purpose of the Internet – “all users are created equal” – means any company asking for you to pay for their software is inherently trying to tear down that key feature. 65 more words
Παρακολούθηση της ομιλίας "Ο κίνδυνος από τις ευρεσιτεχνίες λογισμικού" του Richard Stallman στο Γκάζι [20-5-2015]
Την Τετάρτη 20-5-2015 παρακολούθησα στο Γκάζι,
την ενδιαφέρουσα ομιλία “Ο κίνδυνος από τις ευρεσιτεχνίες λογισμικού” του Richard Stallman.
Διοργανώθηκε από την ΕΕΛ/ΛΑΚ.
Τα βασικά σημεία της ομιλίας 20 more words
People are so used to using technology that they forgot how it feels when something goes wrong. Yes, technology fails and sometimes it is quite difficult to replace it. 325 more words