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articles on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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The rise of Drupal and the fall of closed source - opensource.com

The rise of Drupal and the fall of closed source - opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The story of Drupal's beginning sounds like a story ripped from the pages of a cyberpunk novel. It was in a small apartment during college that Dries Buytaert created what would become one of the most widely-used open source content management frameworks. As a forum for his friends, early-Drupal was used as a communication tool for monitoring the group's fragile Internet connection, which was expensive and being spliced between them.

 
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Interview with Acquia CEO Tom Erickson | opensource.com

Interview with Acquia CEO Tom Erickson | opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We asked Erickson about Acquia’s roadmap as they move ahead, some of their highlights from 2013, the future of open hardware, and what’s being done to drum up Drupal talent. We also got his big picture thoughts on open source and open innovation.
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Dries #Buytaert Is Building the Next 'Red Hat-Like' #OpenSource Success Story

Dries #Buytaert Is Building the Next 'Red Hat-Like' #OpenSource Success Story | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“We wanted Drupal to be what Red Hat is to Linux, that’s why we started Acquia,” says the Belgium-born founder of open source website CMS software Drupal and now co-founder and CTO of Acquia, Dries Buytaert.

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Economist, specialized in political economy en peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation, civil servant to make a living