Media, Internet and Spirituality

Linux: An Open-Source Dynamic

Linux: An Open-Source Dynamic

Linux operating system reveals how open-source systems are emerging as an alternate form of governance challenging the top-down system by a synergetic force that gravitates around a self-regulating center, where the “good” of the whole system is the primary goal, dislocating the “individual” as the center of attention.

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Hacker-Art

Hacker-Art

Two tricksters that have used the Internet to their advantage in diverting people to their own web site by impersonating popular brand names. In folklore and mythology, the trickster is mostly portrayed in the guise of a fox or a coyote. Tricksters typically play pranks on unsuspecting characters of a story by breaking normal rules of conduct.

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Bottom’s up

How bottom-up systems can exist without a leader and thrive on self coordination and emergence. Bottom-up systems present a challenge to the ancestral top-down hierarchies that have ruled the world through control, secrecy, violence and conquest.

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