Linux and Synergetics
Why a Student of Synergetics Chose Linux in 1993
- Technical Reasons: Linux and Synergetics are both "complexes" of
- Systems & Synergy: Linux's holistic toolkit approach is
- Omnidirectional Halo: Hierarchy and Systems
Interrelationships: It's how Universe is structured.
- Operational perspective: a focus on how systems operate and what
switches modify behaviors.
- Dynamical interrelationships and feedback systems: central
components in Synergetics and computer engineering.
- Sociological Reasons: A world-view has cultural texture.
- The individual reigns supreme: Linux is not the product of
Big business, Big government, nor Big religion.
- Linux culture stands for technical excellence, individual
initiative, and the liberty of Humanity's cultural heritage.
- Linux has strong developer and end-user communities.
- Economical Reasons: Nature operates on least effort principles.
- Linux was and still is "free".
- The ever growing amount of open source software increasingly means
using it is the least effort method to add any required
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