GNU Manifesto


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GNU Manifesto

An article written by Richard Stallman of the Free Software Foundation in 1985 explaining the purpose and philosophy of the GNU Project, which was undertaken to create a non-proprietary Unix-like operating system. To read the Manifesto, visit www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html. See GNU Project and Free Software Foundation.
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Technical communicators may find Section 3 of particular interest because of selections from the history of HCI literature and popular computing texts, such as Ben Shneiderman's discussion of "direct manipulation," Richard Stallman's Free Software tract "The GNU manifesto," Donna Haraway's popular deconstructive treatise "Cyborg manifesto," and an excerpt from Brenda Laure's Computers as theatre.