Episode 357 – Is open source being overexploited?

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Josh and Kurt talk about how to think about open source in the context of society. Open source is more like a natural resource than a supplier. It’s common to think of open source projects as delivered to us, but it’s more like acquiring raw materials from the forest. The problem is we’re harvesting the raw materials in an unsustainable manner at the moment.

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