The profound cultural transformation towards open source did not happen overnight at Microsoft. This is an unofficial timeline of Microsoft’s embrace of open source.
They need another 13k or so to complete their funding goal. Good peer to peer activitipub fediverse livestreaming technology is vital to the maturing of the distribute web.
A few weeks ago i was listening to a video i stumbled upon through the KP blog. The guy in it said Microsoft was taken over by the white hats, by the Alliance. At the time this seemed like a very wild statement not based upon reality, so i dismissed it for myself.
Marginally reliable but interesting. Sadly, nobody — open or proprietary — offers holistic analytics or true cost economics. Expensive retards.
I read “A New Funding Model for Open Source Software.” The main idea is that the current approach to financial “support” of open source software is broken. I agree, particularly if one looks at the problem from the developer or developers in the “community.”