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Real World Haskell Electronic Edition Now On Sale

http://www.realworldhaskell.org

« This easy-to-use, fast-moving tutorial introduces you to functional programming with Haskell. You'll learn how to use Haskell in a variety of practical ways, from short scripts to large and demanding applications.

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SELF Coursebook: Introduction to Free Software

http://freeknowledge.eu

"A first book has been published by the SELF Project. Introduction to Free Software has been produced together with the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) with a number of recognised authors on the subjects of Free Software.

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The BeBook eBook Reader is a great device

http://www.linuxinfusion.com

I enjoy reading books when ever I can and like many others, I had begun to bring them along with me in electronic form on my PDA so that I always had something to read.

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Sketchy LISP: An Introduction to Functional Programming in Scheme, Third Edition Now Available

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"...Sketchy LISP presents an overview of the Scheme programming language with strong emphasis on functional programming. Language elements and programming techniques are explained by means of simple examples which are used to form more complex programs..." --

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The future of books

http://www.clipperz.com

"Lately Giulio and I have been busy helping with the organization of BookCamp, a barcamp focused on books, ebooks and digital publishing. [...] Richard Stalmann, President of the Free Software Foundation, will deliver a speech (via phone) with a quite straight title: 'Fighting the Swindle of DRM on E-Books' ..."

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Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software

http://savageminds.org

"So I have an announcement: I have written, and published, A Book [...] Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software ..." -- From the book description: "Drawing on ethnographic research that took him from an Internet c start-up company in Boston to media labs in Berlin to young entrepreneurs in Bangalore, Kelty describes the technologies and the moral vision that binds together hackers, ge

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Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman

http://www.gnupress.org

"The intersection of ethics, law, business and computer software is the subject of these essays and speeches by MacArthur Foundation Grant winner, Richard M. Stallman.

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68 Linux Related Free E-books

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

I have decide to make a comprehensive list of Free Linux related e-books.

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Don't let DRM get between you and a good book

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"Amazon, Sony, and others are all competing to control how, what, and when we can read with their competing Digital Restrictions Management technologies. Let's let them know that we won't buy their ebook readers until they get rid of the DRM!

Join us in opposing all DRM ebook readers and DRM ebooks by taking part in this action..."

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Nokia N800 As an EBook Reader Using FBReader

http://beans.seartipy.com

Though N800 is an Internet Tablet, it can serve as a very good ebook reader too, for those casual/semi-serious readers who don’t want to invest in a stand-alone ebook reader. But what truly makes it such a good candidate to be used as an ebook reader is the free software (GPL) FBReader.

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