A friend asked my opinion about DHH’s essay from last year:
I won’t let you pay me for my open source.
He makes some interesting points about how Bill Gates and Richard Stallman,
the poster children for capitalism and open source, normally considered polar
opposites, are actually driven by the same economic fears of scarcity. Gates’
fear is that people will use software without paying, Stallman’s fear is that
they won’t contribute.
A lovely collection of blogs (and RSS feeds) that you can follow.
(Just in case, y’know, you might decide that following people on their own websites is better than following them on a website controlled by one immature manbaby who’s down with the racists.)