Monday, December 7, 2009

Free Wilderness: Free, Modulatable Book, Kelty's "Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software," Information Technology Revolution

Of the about 200 academic books in ( about the Internet Revolution, only one, Chris Kelty's "Two Bits," is modulatable, - an innovation in open source and free idea sharing, significantly due to digital technologies and the internet.

Kelty, Christopher M. 2008. Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

This book is designed as an academic conversation which you can help write; it's designed to be interactively edited and modulated. You can find it here at (

'Two Bits' from Duke University Press is also available for free, as part of the free software movement, here:, where you can modulate it.

It's like a wiki (editable web pages).


Anthropology of Software - Here's a Harvard video of Chris Kelty talking about the Modulatable & Free "Two Bits" (DukeU) -


Invitation to modulate World University & School:

( - December 7, 2009)

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