[TriLUG] book for kids on open source philosophy?
Neil L. Little
nllittle at embarqmail.com
Thu Jan 19 12:38:43 EST 2012
Little brother, I liked very much. It caused me to think of security in
a much different way. I also look at government in a much different way.
I think Heinlein applies.
A warning, its subversive ... in a good way ... depending on your world
Jack Hill wrote:
> The interwebs also inform me of the existence of a Ubuntu manga:
> and a young adult book by Cory Doctorow
> I haven't read either, so can't talk to how useful or appropriate they
> On Thu, 19 Jan 2012, Jack Hill wrote:
>> For your own education (and perhaps for the child as it grows older)
>> I recommend _Free Software Free Society_
>> <http://shop.fsf.org/product/free-software-free-society-2/>. It's a
>> collection of short essays by rms about software freedom.
>> 10 years old is old enough to start learning to program. Perhaps set
>> the child up with a GNU/Linux environment, and then find simple,
>> real-world, programs to study (perhaps KDE plasmoids or emacs modes).
>> Good luck.
>> Perhaps we need to have a TriLUG family day.
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