Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Linux Desktop Reviews, Part IV--Linspire
Apr 12, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)
"Buckminister Fuller, whose credited with the theory of
Comprehensive Anticipatory Design Science, often quoted Victor
Hugo, the 19th century author. Bucky would say, 'Nothing is so
powerful as an idea whose time has come.' Those familiar with the
adoption of shifting technological paradigms probably have
encountered this quote and these individuals in their studies.
"Many analysts say Linux and open-source software follow
accepted patterns of adoption that are familiar to students of
marketing. Some consider the adoption curve as law..."