Dick Gabriel on "Worse is Better"
Here is the full paper "Good News, Bad News, and How to Win Big"

Mob Software: The Erotic Life of Code by Richard P. Gabriel and Ron Goldman
This is Dick's address to OOPSLA 2000

The Cathedral and the Bazaar by Eric S. Raymond
This is about Free Software and Open Source Software. It talks about how Linux was developed and why this is important.

Homesteading the Noosphere by Eric S. Raymond
This is a sequel to "Cathedral..."

Applying Patterns by Frank Buschmann
This paper was presented at Europlop '99 and caused a bit of a sensation. It tries to bring together most of the recent work in patterns.

An Investigation of the Therac-25 Accidents by Leveson and Turner
If you have never read about the Therac 25 you should read Nancy Leveson's summary article. This was a software system that killed people.

Last Updated: October 22, 2000