Hackers Documentary Collection AIO | 3.62 GB
Info:Revolution OS is a 2001 documentary film which traces the twenty-year history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement.
Directed by J. T. S. Moore, the film features interviews with prominent hackers and entrepreneurs including Richard Stallman, Michael Tiemann, Linus Torvalds, Larry Augustin, Eric S. Raymond, Bruce Perens, Frank Hecker and Brian Behlendorf.
[[[[[ Codenname Gnu Linux aka The Code ] ] ] ] ]
Info: The Code is a Finnish-made documentary about Linux from 2001, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software movement.
[[[[[ Hackers Hackare Electron ] ] ] ] ]
Info: Electron was the computer handle of Richard Jones, a member of an underground hacker community called The Realm. Jones, born in June 1969, was one of three members of the group arrested in simultaneous raids by the Australian Federal Police in Melbourne, Australia, on April 2, 1990. All three a?” Nahshon Even-Chaim (also known as Phoenix), Electron and Nom (real name David John Woodcock) a?” were convicted of a range of computer crimes involving the intrusion into US defense and government computer systems and the theft of an computer security newsletter in the late 1980s and early 1990.
Electron's story was also told in a dramatised documentary,
In the Realm of the Hackers, ed on Australiaa?™s ABC Television in 2003.
[[[[[ Hackers are people too ] ] ] ] ]
[[[[[ Triumph of the Nerds ] ] ] ] ]
Info: Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996) is a documentary film written and hosted by Robert X. Cringely and produced for British television by Oregon Public Broadcasting. The title refers to the 1984 film, Revenge of the Nerds, and the documentary itself is based on Cringely's book Accidental Empires. The three-part film first premiered on PBS in June 1996.
Containts 3 Parts / 3 Episodes
Tim Paterson's development of 86-DOS largely from duplicating Gary Kildall's CP/M operating system. Microsoft purchased all rights to 86-DOS from Paterson's employer SCP for US$50,000 shortly before the release of the IBM PC. Microsoft's resulting MS-DOS was an operating system that could run on any 8086-family computer.
Compaq's successful reverse-engineering of the IBM PC, which led to many competitors producing IBM-clones that undercut IBM's own offering. While IBM was one of the key companies that fostered the growth of the PC industry and initially dominated it, by 1990 it had lost its lead.
IBM's unsuccessful attempt to recapture a dominate share in the PC market with the PS/2 and OS/2, the latter being the successor to MS-DOS. The proprietary nature of the PS/2 and exclusivity of OS/2 was intended to drive s of IBM's own hardware and made it difficult for other manufacturers of PC compatibles to compete.
Microsoft had originally profited from the initial success of the IBM PC. It did even better with the proliferation of clones as IBM's own market share shrunk, so Microsoft saw no business sense in following IBM's lead. Microsoft saw more potential in developing Windows, a project they pursued parallel to their cooperating with IBM on OS/2, and Windows 3.0 proved to be a great success (along with MS-DOS) bundled with new PCs. This led to the split between the two titans, with Microsoft setting the standard for PCs, while IBM concentrated on its mainframe and services businesses.
Steve Jobs, having viewed a demonstration of Xerox's Star graphical user interface, developed a desktop manager for the Macintosh with an icon-based interface modeled on the Star. Cringely suggested that Xerox had the potential to be one of the key companies in the up and coming PC industry, had they managed to protect the intellectual property rights of Star GUI.
agreed to license parts of the Mac OS GUI to Microsoft who went on to develop Windows. Upon the release of Windows 2.0, sued Microsoft in 1988 over the "look and feel" of the Mac OS. lost the lawsuit in 1994, leaving Microsoft dominant in the operating system business.
Steve Jobs had recruited Pepsi-Cola executive John Sculley to become CEO of , saying to the latter "do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life or do you want to come with me and change the world?"
The Macintosh pioneered many of the features now standard in the PC, particularly ease of use. However, the Macintosh was considerable more expensive, so it was rapidly overtaken by the IBM PC, with some pundits not only saying that IBM had won, but also that could potentially go out of business.
Chris Espinosa described Sculley's ouster of Jobs saying "The grandiose plans of what Macintosh were going to be was just so far out of whack with the truth of what the product was doing and the truth of what the product was doing was not horrible it was salvageable but the gap between the two was just so unthinkable that somebody had to do something and that somebody was John Sculley".
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