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  • The Evolution of “Open” Byrne Reese, Open Source Guy 1
  • Byrne Reese Product Manager, Blogger, Open Source Guy, Hacker, Open Web Evangelist, Entrepreneur, Father, Teacher. http://www.majordojo.com http://byrne.vox.com http://twitter.com/byrnereese 2
  • 3 View slide
  • A History of Open 4 View slide
  • Dennis Richie Ken Thompson 5
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  • Unix 7
  • Not open source. 8
  • Richard Stallman, a.k.a. RMS 9
  • “Free beer” 10
  • Free Speech 11
  • commercialization 12
  • GNU “GNU is Not Unix” 13
  • Free Software Foundation 14
  • GPL 15
  • The genesis of “Open Source” as we know it today 16
  • Believe it or not... 17
  • Not open enough. 18
  • Best form of advocacy: doing. 19
  • Linus Torvalds 20
  • Linux 21
  • “Until the Linux development, everyone believed that any software as complex as an operating system had to be developed in a carefully coordinated way by a relatively small, tightly-knit group of people.” - Eric Raymond 22
  • volunteer driven 23
  • community driven 24
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  • Convergence of open source and open standards that made the Internet flourish. 26
  • Open Source Cheap Software Start Ups Services 27
  • Software as a Service negated our assumptions about how software would be distributed. 28
  • Siloed Data PHOTO: silos 29
  • Petting a cat the wrong way. 30
  • “information outlives software, transcends software and is more valuable than software” - Tim O’Reilly 31
  • relevance of the license decreased 32
  • importance of open data increased 33
  • interconnectedness 34
  • Enter: 35
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  • open source and blogging informed the next generation of online applications: 37
  • Web 2.0 38
  • APIs 39
  • Mashups 40
  • Cool. 41
  • Cool, but not useful. 42
  • Limited by standards (or lack thereof) 43
  • </history lesson> 44
  • Lessons Learned • communities can be trusted to build things of value • openness is not just about license, its about the data too • every attempt to be closed will be met by forces to be open • open tends to win 45
  • Today 46
  • The same pressures still exist. 47
  • Everyone fighting to be the center of gravity 48
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  • growing need for decentralization 51
  • Action Streams 52
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  • Everyone wants to own something 54
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  • FriendFeed Plugin On FriendFeed: On Your Blog: 56
  • Facebook Connect 57
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  • The convergence of blogging & social networking is surfacing a new set of problems 59
  • Identity 60
  • Authentication 61
  • ? 62
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  • Leading the charge: 64
  • In Summary 65
  • • Blogging 2.0? • There is still a lot to be done to solve these problems. • Open Source is about helping and contributing. 66
  • fin. Questions? byrne@sixapart.com http://www.majordojo.com/ 67