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I feel ashamed to have paid for this book.
I recommend "After the Software Wars" to anyone who is interested in computerized technology and I look forward to seeing more publications from this Author.
This sort of ruins the book, though I get the gist of Curtis' point, he didn't convince me on that part.
I liked the book but thought it would have more insights and less explanations about what the software is... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Hugo Blanco Sandoval
The author is heavily biased and interprets his sources in very strange ways in order to prove his point. Read morePublished on April 12, 2012 by Mikael Falkvidd
This book is interesting for the most part but at the end, it's not really so much about free software any more than it is about economic theory and politics. Read morePublished on July 28, 2011 by EliasAlucard
I didn't even finish the book, thought I tried. This should never have been published as a book as its total rubbish. It's a rant and changes topics in mid-chapters sometimes. Read morePublished on April 1, 2011 by Emil
As someone who was formerly employed in the software industry, I found this book a fascinating read. Read morePublished on December 11, 2010 by Kerry Nietz
As others have said, the book is not particularly well-written and lacks structure. But in the appendix (of the PDF at least) he goes on an incoherent right-wing rant that would... Read morePublished on November 17, 2010 by rwm
This book was very interesting and I enjoyed reading it a lot. The author does a great job in making his points about getting the most from computer technology. Read morePublished on August 18, 2009 by Shannon VanWagner
When I purchased this book I expected insight into the free software world from a former senior Microsoft employee. Thats certainly how this book was presented. Read morePublished on July 27, 2009 by Timothy M. Gilbert