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The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development

Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014632
eISBN:
9780262289573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014632.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Discussions of the economic impact of open source software often generate more heat than light. Advocates passionately assert the benefits of open source while critics decry its effects. Missing from ... More


The Takeaways

Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman

in The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014632
eISBN:
9780262289573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014632.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the potential impact of open source software on economic development. It discusses the importance of evaluating the trade-offs between the use ... More


Infrastructure: Network Neutrality and Network Futures

François Bar, Walter Baer, Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, and Fernando Ordonez

in Networked Publics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Internet has progressively supplanted older radio, telephone, and cable television networks as a primary communication infrastructure. Indeed, the Internet has become a single communication ... More


System-Theoretic Approaches to Network Reconstruction

Jorge Gonçalves and Sean Warnick

in Control Theory and Systems Biology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter introduces the biochemical network, highlighting its role in managing the complexity of biochemical systems and its link to system dynamics. It describes network reconstruction and its ... More


Reflections: On Exploring Work in Living Systems

Robert Levin, Simon Laughlin, Christina De La Rocha, and Alan Blackwell

in Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides readers with a sense of what kinds of enriched answers to the question of describing work might emerge from the kind of exploration of work that have been started. It looks ... More


Performance-Yield Trade-offs in Work in Manufactured and Living Systems: Design Centering Looks at the World of Work

Michael Lightner

in Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter addresses the trade-offs that occur in the design and manufacture of computer chips. It considers the implications of a design optimization method for chip manufacture called design ... More


Do Energy Allocations Affect Work Performance? The Working Energy/Take-Home Energy Trade-off Hypothesis

Robert Levin, Kevin Laland, and Stacy Saturay

in Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter introduces the working energy/take-home energy trade-off hypothesis. The possible links between energetic trade-offs and modern human behavior related to the workplace are examined. This ... More


Modern Currency Boards: Structural and Institutional Aspects

Wolf Holger C., Ghosh Atish R., Berger Helge, and Gulde Anne-Marie

in Currency Boards in Retrospect and Prospect

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232654
eISBN:
9780262286411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232654.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter notes some of the practical decisions and trade-offs involved in designing a currency board arrangement (CBA). It then considers how modern currency boards have been designed in terms of ... More


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