Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
William Shakespeare: Henry VI
Philosophy as an exact theory should do to physics as much as Newton did to physics. I think it is perfectly possible that the development of such a philosophical theory will take place within the next hundred years or even sooner.
One has only to look through the history of science to reach the most probable conclusion: that the shape of things to come is determined by things we do not know today, and by what is unforeseeable.
Stanisław Lem: His Masters Voice
Knowledge has to be free! Anyone can cook mathematics.
Linux or Windows? Freedom or Slavery?
Linux is not free. You pay for it by helping others.
The Right to Read (Richard Stallman’s opinion).
A brief history of UNIX and of the fight of the Community against shortsighted bosses and corporate greed.