Evolution Of Open

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Evolution Of Open

  1. The Evolution of “Open” Byrne Reese, Open Source Guy 1
  2. 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. 3
  4. A History of Open 4
  5. Dennis Richie Ken Thompson 5
  6. 6
  7. Unix 7
  8. Not open source. 8
  9. Richard Stallman, a.k.a. RMS 9
  10. “Free beer” 10
  11. Free Speech 11
  12. commercialization 12
  13. GNU “GNU is Not Unix” 13
  14. Free Software Foundation 14
  15. GPL 15
  16. The genesis of “Open Source” as we know it today 16
  17. Believe it or not... 17
  18. Not open enough. 18
  19. Best form of advocacy: doing. 19
  20. Linus Torvalds 20
  21. Linux 21
  22. “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
  23. volunteer driven 23
  24. community driven 24
  25. 25
  26. Convergence of open source and open standards that made the Internet flourish. 26
  27. Open Source Cheap Software Start Ups Services 27
  28. Software as a Service negated our assumptions about how software would be distributed. 28
  29. Siloed Data PHOTO: silos 29
  30. Petting a cat the wrong way. 30
  31. “information outlives software, transcends software and is more valuable than software” - Tim O’Reilly 31
  32. relevance of the license decreased 32
  33. importance of open data increased 33
  34. interconnectedness 34
  35. Enter: 35
  36. 36
  37. open source and blogging informed the next generation of online applications: 37
  38. Web 2.0 38
  39. APIs 39
  40. Mashups 40
  41. Cool. 41
  42. Cool, but not useful. 42
  43. Limited by standards (or lack thereof) 43
  44. </history lesson> 44
  45. 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
  46. Today 46
  47. The same pressures still exist. 47
  48. Everyone fighting to be the center of gravity 48
  49. 49
  50. 50
  51. growing need for decentralization 51
  52. Action Streams 52
  53. 53
  54. Everyone wants to own something 54
  55. 55
  56. FriendFeed Plugin On FriendFeed: On Your Blog: 56
  57. Facebook Connect 57
  58. 58
  59. The convergence of blogging & social networking is surfacing a new set of problems 59
  60. Identity 60
  61. Authentication 61
  62. ? 62
  63. 63
  64. Leading the charge: 64
  65. In Summary 65
  66. • Blogging 2.0? • There is still a lot to be done to solve these problems. • Open Source is about helping and contributing. 66
  67. fin. Questions? byrne@sixapart.com http://www.majordojo.com/ 67

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