Well It Was Twenty Years Ago Today…
It was early June in 1987 when Richard Stallman announced the release of the GNU…
Am I “It”?
Yesterday I was blog-tagged by Stephen Walli. Does the fact that he tagged for other people mean that I’m not “it”? Oh well…the topic is one that interests me, and I think he started the ball rolling in an interesting direction, so I figure I’ll add my thoughts. For my money, the three ways that open source can benefit one’s business (presuming you are in the business of open source) is:
Nicholas Carr Gets it Half-Right Again
In 2003, Nicholas Carr shook up an increasingly irrelevant community of CIOs by publishing the…
GNU Affero GPL version 3 and the “ASP loophole”
A few months ago I posted my initial impressions for a draft version of the…
We All Want a Pony!
Alan MacCormack published a new paper entitled A Developer Bill of Rights: What Open Source Developers Want in a Software License for the AEI-Brookings Joint Center. Whenever I see a statement of developer desiderata, I’m reminded of this timeless posting by One Laptop Per Child hacker extraordinaire Chris Blizzard:
Monopoly v. Competition–What’s Best for the Market?
The news outlets, radio waves, and blogosphere  and  continue to buzz with responses…