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Raymond, Eric

  • By: Ted Friedman
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1957–

Author, Programmer

Eric Raymond is a self-styled “hacker anthropologist” and a leading advocate for open-source programming. The open-source movement challenges conventional notions of intellectual property by embracing a volunteerist, collaborative, and non-proprietary model for software ...

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