Monday, September 12, 2016

CCoE Webinar September 26th 11am EDT: The Risk of the Commons

Apache Software Foundation's David Nalley will be presenting the webinar, "The Risk of the Commons," on September 26th at 11am (EDT).

Please register here. Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation with attached calendar file.
Open Source, as a development methodology has revolutionized how we innovate, how we develop, and how we consume software. Now, any cutting edge technology software is presumed to be open source. So what does software methodology have to learn from 19th century economics of farming? Unfortunately quite a lot. While the open source methodology allows tremendous speed in the rate of innovation; but all too frequently we consume without any idea of how well software is maintained. This has led us to unhappy situations where we find that the most heavily used encryption library in the world, was maintained by 4 people, in their spare time. Or the incredibly important GPG suite of tools - was maintained by two people, one of whom was an intern. Of course these aren't new problems, but how do we solve them without experiencing a tragedy of the commons.
More information about this presentation and speaker bio are on the event page.

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