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Open Source Communities and Customers in Pictures

http://stephesblog.blogs.com

Debate continues on whether open core business models are a winning strategy with a capital "w" or not, and whether customers care. I want to take a different approach to the discussion here.

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Created by LittleBabyCheeses 4 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 31 weeks ago
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Failure as a springboard to success

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Communities are fundamentally networks of people; people with emotions, passions and insecurities. When we connect these people together, particularly in an online environment, the core of the human condition is laid bare.

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Created by GiTS 5 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 8 weeks ago
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Time To Change: Why DHH should bring Rails closer to the GNU Project and relicense it under the GPL

http://cubiclemuses.com

"The problem with the Ruby on Rails community isn’t simply sexism, unprofessionalism, or ghetto-ism, but that Rails is, at its core, a culture which values individual ego more than community..." -- N.B: Rinari: Ruby on Rails Minor Mode for Emacs

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Created by can.axis 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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The Art Of Community inside and outside the Free Software world

http://www.jonobacon.org

"Today I am proud as punch to announce the Art Of Community. A while back I was approached by Andy Oram, a senior editor at O’Reilly to write a definitive book about how to grow, build and energise a community. This book will be called the Art Of Community..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Network Civilization: Peer-to-Peer and the Rise of Green Capitalism

http://freeknowledge.eu

"Just as the three quarters of oil engineers now agree that Peak Oil is in sight within the next decade (after that, oil production can only decline), can we also posit that we may have reached a moment of Peak Hierarchy, a moment in history in which it is no longer large centralized organizations that are most efficient or productive, but rather those that are organized as distributed networks an

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Created by can.axis 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 4 weeks ago
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Design in a P2P world: interview by Julien McHardy

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"I met Julien McHardy, who is doing a master thesis at the Glasgow School of Art on the role of design in the creation of creative communities, during my lecture at the Urban Learning Space where I was invited by Yvonne Kincaid in April 2008.

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Communities... for humans?

http://www.kdedevelopers.org

"The fact that day by day, new people try to use free software or free operating systems (like GNU/Linux) is a good thing, and we all know that. [...] Though, this is also something really delicate, where everybody invloved should (IMHO) be careful in what is shown towards the new comers."

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Created by cpoliticas 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 36 weeks ago
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And the Best Community Linux Is…

http://www.eweek.com

The three biggest community Linuxes are Fedora, OpenSUSE and Ubuntu. They're all popular. They're all good. But which is the best?

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Created by C733tus 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Plan of Action for Building Communities

http://ubuntu-tutorials.com

"...Remember that Ubuntu is built on Community and Community is the number one reason why it is successful. People like me and you building upon the shoulders of giants. Lets continue to improve the communities around us, celebrating what makes us all unique. Without Ubuntu and without community we are nothing."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 14 weeks ago
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Open Source Software: The Power of Community

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Like social Web sites, open source software is most valuable when it has a strong community around it, a community that has invested time and effort into learning the technology, creating features, submitting bug fixes, and creating documentation. Open source is also about empowering users to participate and not simply consume software.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 14 weeks ago
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Should open-source companies fire their community members?

http://news.com.com

On one hand, you may have a person that is disruptive to 95 percent of the other community members. Or that person may simply be a massive time sink for the leading developers on a project. On the other hand, what would those other 95 percent think if they saw a community member--even an obnoxious one--dumped from the forums?

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Created by extra 7 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 14 weeks ago
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