#142 Aaron Stannard, Sustainable Open Source Software

Summary

Aaron Stannard talks about the challenges facing the open source software world and how he thinks they can be addressed.

Details

Who he is, what he does, a little about Akka and the actor model. Aaron’s blogs on open source projects, burnout; Microsoft vs other software ecosystems; sustainable open source, being a victim of your own success, bug reports, feature requests, the aggression. What is the incentive to work on open source, making a little money from open source, sustainability and incentives. “No way are we paying for free software!”. Aggression and abuse. Optimism about OSS, examples of successful OSS ventures. How to find more from Aaron.

Links

Aaron’s Twitter Aaron’s blog

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