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Groklaw: The Daemon, the GNU and the Penguin, Ch. 8

May 13, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter H. Salus)

"Richard M. Stallman, though a freshman at Harvard, began working for Russ Noftsker at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab in 1971. While still in high school (The Adams School through junior year, senior year at Louis D. Brandeis on West 84th Street) in New York, he had worked briefly at the IBM Science Center and at Rockefeller University.

"As he put it,

"I became part of a software-sharing community that had existed for many years. Sharing of software was not limited to our particular community; it is as old as computers, just as sharing of recipes is as old as cooking. But we did it more than most..."

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