Internet Mob Mentality

An interesting example of the mob mentality that is becoming more prevalent on certain parts of the internet (and, indeed, in real life). Yesterday Digg published a story claiming that O’Reilly editor Steve Mallett had “stolen” the Digg’s CSS definitions for his own sites. The response from Digg’s readership was immediate, nasty and, ultimately, completely… Continue reading Internet Mob Mentality

Interesting Open Source Books

A couple of interesting books on Open Source Software that I’ve read recently. Karl Fogel’s Producing Open Source Software should be essential reading for anyone involved in an Open Source project (or planning to get involved in an Open Source project). Fogel has been an important contributer to a number of major Open Source projects… Continue reading Interesting Open Source Books