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Open source and you

  1. 1. and You
  2. 2. About Me <ul><li>Kevin Bond </li><ul><li>Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  3. 3. PHP Developer </li><ul><li>Symfony Framework </li></ul></ul></ul>[email_address] zenstruck.com
  4. 4. How many?
  5. 5. Do you use open source? <ul><li>Who uses open source software?
  6. 6. Who uses mass collaboration tools ?
  7. 7. Who contributes? </li></ul>
  8. 8. My CHANGELOG <ul><li>v0.5 </li><ul><li>Game design
  9. 9. Windows development (codeproject.com) </li></ul><li>v1.0 </li><ul><li>Web development (open source tools)
  10. 10. Open source developer </li></ul><li>v2.0 </li><ul><li>Contributor </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. States of Interaction <ul><li>User
  12. 12. Developer
  13. 13. Contributor
  14. 14. Developer merges with Contributor </li></ul>
  15. 15. Free! <ul><li>Corporate Experience (“This software is free!”)
  16. 16. “ Free speech vs free beer” </li><ul><ul><li>Richard Stallman (GNU Project) </li></ul></ul><li>Open Source Initiative branched away from Free Software Foundation </li></ul>
  17. 17. License <ul><li>Importance
  18. 18. Copyright vs Copyleft
  19. 19. Viral license </li></ul>
  20. 20. Documentation
  21. 21. Tools <ul><li>“ Weapons of mass collaboration”
  22. 22. Internet </li><ul><li>Web 1.0 (read-only)
  23. 23. Web 2.0 (read/write) </li></ul><li>“ Platforms for Participation” </li><ul><li>Github
  24. 24. InnoCentive
  25. 25. [email_address]
  26. 26. [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Support <ul><li>Free market
  28. 28. Finding a knowledgable consultant is easy (but sometimes unorthodox)
  29. 29. Bad support is weeded out </li></ul>
  30. 30. How to make money? <ul><li>Honestly
  31. 31. Indirectly </li><ul><li>Ads </li><ul><li>“ Smart”
  32. 32. Self-corrects to a reasonable amount </li></ul></ul><li>Anti-Corporate
  33. 33. New economy (a million pennies) </li></ul>
  34. 34. Philosophy <ul><li>Transparency
  35. 35. Proprietary is like potential energy (ball on a hill)
  36. 36. Like cooking recipes (recipes cannot be copyrighted)
  37. 37. Parallels to nature (evolution) </li><ul><li>Self correcting/Self organizing system </li></ul><li>Secondary purposes can arise </li><ul><li>Is the cure for cancer or the key to solving the energy crises locked away? </li></ul><li>Collective Intelligence </li></ul>
  38. 38. Future <ul><li>“ N-Gener's”
  39. 39. Quiet revolution
  40. 40. Distributed economy
  41. 41. Open government </li></ul>

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