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About the Emerging Battles Over Textbooks: Options from Apple to Open Initiatives

By Andy Oram
February 14, 2012

Two dramatically opposed announcements from Apple and the state of California put the textbook publishing industry on notice recently that it could be facing rapid disruption. But open textbooks can't be created and altered as easily as open source software.

About the Emerging Battles Over Textbooks: Options from Apple to Open Initiatives

By Andy Oram
February 14, 2012

Two dramatically opposed announcements from Apple and the state of California put the textbook publishing industry on notice recently that it could be facing rapid disruption. But open textbooks can't be created and altered as easily as open source software.

OLPC, many networks at Winter Camp

By Andy Oram
March 4, 2009

Today we discussed our goals and FLOSS Manuals' unique Book sprint way of creating documentation. We're holding one in Boston on March 21-22, under the auspices of the Free Software Foundation, and we can use volunteers who would like to teach GUI users how to be effective with the Bash command line.


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