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OPERATING SYSTEM (JUST
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Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux
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OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS THAT HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD
OPEN SOURCE HAS 4 CORE VALUES
OPEN SOURCE AND THE NEXT BILLION USERS
Building for the next billion should not mean dumbing
It should require building a customized experience for
Reliable apps would be built on open source
Barrier to entry for entrepreneurs is made lower.
HOW DOES OPEN SOURCE COME IN?
Ensure open source software does not become poor
Contribute to Open knowledge.
Build communities and businesses around open source.
Have businesses share data and other in-house tools to
aid growth in ecosystem.
WHAT DO WE NEED TO DO?
BUILDING A BUSINESS FOR THE NEXT BILLION
HOW TO BUILD A BUSINESS AROUND OPEN SOURCE
Build on existing open source software and
sell as proprietary software
Provide services and support for an open
WHEN WE ARE TALKING ABOUT BRINGING ON
THE NEXT BILLION USERS, WE NEED TO
ENSURE AFFORDABILITY & SECURITY AND THE
USE OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IS A GREAT
WAY TO ACHIEVE THIS!
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