The World Is Flat Release 3.0 Summary

Flattener 4 – Open Sourcing

  • Self-Organizing Collaborative Communities – Source code is what programmers create as they try to make a computer do something. Source code is human readable. It is converted to machine code which are the 1’s and 0’s that make a program work. Source code that is open is something that anyone can read and improve on. Software that runs web sites and internet servers is built largely on free open source code. In other words, a bunch of geeks built the foundation of modern web servers in their spare time and gave it away for free for others to improve.
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One Response to “The World Is Flat Release 3.0 Summary”

  1. I have had it with this unconsidered love of the Great Tom. Just have a gander at this if you really want to know what this narcissistic clown is all about:

    No, I won’t read Friedman again any time soon even if it is hot

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