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Adopting Open Source SoftwareA Practical Guide

Adopting Open Source Software: A Practical Guide

Brian Fitzgerald, Jay P. Kesan, Barbara Russo, Maha Shaikh, and Giancarlo Succi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262516358
eISBN:
9780262298261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262516358.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Government agencies and public organizations often consider adopting open source software (OSS) for reasons of transparency, cost, citizen access, and greater efficiency in communication and ... More

Advances in Cyber SecurityTechnology, Operations, and Experiences

Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations, and Experiences

D. Frank Hsu and Dorothy Marinucci (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823244560
eISBN:
9780823268948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244560.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

In this book, the world's foremost cyber security experts share critical practical knowledge on how the cyberspace ecosystem is structured, how it functions, and what we can do to protect it and ... More

Beyond Broadband AccessDeveloping Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Richard D. Taylor and Amit M. Schejter (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This volume not only examines traditional questions about broadband, such as availability and access, but also explores and evaluates new metrics that are more applicable to the evolving technologies ... More

Burdens of ProofCryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents

Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents

Jean-Francois Blanchette

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017510
eISBN:
9780262301565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017510.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The gradual disappearance of paper and its familiar evidential qualities affects almost every dimension of contemporary life. From health records to ballots, almost all documents are now digitized at ... More

The Computer Boys Take OverComputers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Nathan L. Ensmenger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This is a book about the computer revolution of the mid-twentieth century and the people who made it possible. Unlike most histories of computing, it is not a book about machines, inventors, or ... More

Human Information InteractionAn Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Raya Fidel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Human information interaction (HII) is an emerging area of study that investigates how people interact with information; its subfield human information behavior (HIB) is a flourishing, active ... More

Human Information Retrieval

Human Information Retrieval

Julian Warner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Information retrieval in the age of Internet search engines has become part of ordinary discourse and everyday practice: “Google” is a verb in common usage. Thus far, more attention has been given to ... More

Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Jonathan Band and Masanobu Katoh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015004
eISBN:
9780262295543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015004.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

We live in an interoperable world. Computer hardware and software products from different manufacturers can exchange data within local networks and around the world using the Internet. The ... More

Internet SuccessA Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The use of open-source software (OSS)—readable software source code that can be copied, modified, and distributed freely—has expanded dramatically in recent years. The number of OSS projects hosted ... More

ObfuscationA User's Guide for Privacy and Protest

Obfuscation: A User's Guide for Privacy and Protest

Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029735
eISBN:
9780262331319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029735.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This is a book about obfuscation: the production of noise modeled on an existing signal in order to make a collection of data more ambiguous, confusing, harder to exploit, more difficult to act on, ... More

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