A new issue of First Monday is out. Matthew Kelly (Pitt): All Bugs Are Shallow: Digital Biopower, Hacker Resistance, and Technological Error in Open Source Software. A review of Technology: A World History by Daniel Headrick. An interview with Richard M. Stallman, founder of the GNU project and free software campaigner. A review of When Biometrics Fail: Gender, Race, and the Technology of Identity by Shoshana Amielle Magnet. From n+1, David Auerbach on the stupidity of computers. Tim Stevens is the nicest guy in tech, not to mention one of the most powerful; the editor in chief of Engadget plays a crucial role in the $190 billion consumer electronics industry. Having outlived a number of its corporate owners, and spurred on by its passionate users, the Amiga computer is going back to market again — but this time, in very different forms. King of the Hill: Can established tech companies be bested? Such a long journey: An interview with Kevin Kelly. Did Bill Gates steal the heart of DOS? The mystery of the rumored theft of CP/M by a little company called Microsoft can finally be investigated — using software forensic tools.

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