Chapter | Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software | 2005

Why Hackers Do What They Do: Understanding Motivation and Effort in Free/Open Source Software Projects

by Karim R. Lakhani and Robert Wolf

Keywords: Motivation and Incentives; Software; Open Source Distribution; Attitudes;

Citation:

Lakhani, Karim R., and Robert Wolf. "Why Hackers Do What They Do: Understanding Motivation and Effort in Free/Open Source Software Projects." In Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software, edited by Joe Feller, Brian Fitzgerald, Scott Hissam, and Karim R. Lakhani. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2005.