The rise of open-source computing

TO THE AVERAGE capitalist “open source” software may seem like a pretty odd idea. Like most products, conventional computer software—from video games to operating systems—is developed in secret, away from the prying eyes of competitors, and then sold to customers as a finished product….

Link: The rise of open-source computing
via http://www.economist.com

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