[sf-lug] Re: Look what I found...
jim at well.com
Sat Feb 25 10:37:06 PST 2006
Christian is honcho-ing the digital tipping
point film documenting the open source
phenomenon. Their web site has some
great info and links:
On Feb 24, 2006, at 2:20 PM, Christian Einfeldt wrote:
> Hi Vince,
> On 2/23/06, vincent polite <vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Searching for something, I found this site at Univ. of North Carolina
> Chapel Hill..(for something I can't go to..)
> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/ Thought I'd share..
> Thanks for the email, and welcome to the wonderful world of free open
> source software. In the future, most software will be downloaded from
> sites like that, once the digital tipping point happens. ibiblio is
> one example of what Harvard Business professor Clayton Christensen
> calls a disruptive channel. As open source disrupts Microsoft's
> business model, the drop in Microsoft's income will mirror a drop in
> the income of some of the channels that are part of the Microsoft
> business hub, IMHO. To me, this change in the industry is one of the
> most fascinating aspects of the digital tipping point, because it will
> result in a widespread alteration of the way that we interact with
> each other.
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