Oregon -- Portland, High-tech innovation -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area
Discusses the history and future of the Open Source Movement in Oregon, what makes Oregon attractive to software developers, and why open source software is attractive to software developers. Focuses on local efforts to organize the nebulous global community of open source developers, and examines local companies that use open source software in their products. Also considers the impact of having Linus Torvalds, one of the pioneers of the open source movement and creator of Linux, living in the Portland, Oregon, area.
Perkowski, Mateusz, "Da Torvalds code" (2006 Metroscape, Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University)
Originally appeared in the Summer 2006 edition of Metroscape, published by the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University.