Is Open Source Economy Proof?

October 25, 2022

You’re no doubt hearing about it everywhere you go.  The global economy is having some issues and financial experts are all saying it’s about to get much worse. What does that mean for open source projects?  After all, people use open source software for free!  What does a bad economy mean for tech jobs in general?

Chunga is relatively new to the tech space and has a bunch of these types of questions for Tom Hatch. He should know, he’s worked in tech his entire adult life. Unfortunately, Tom says the financial experts are correct, we are in for a rough ride. He also says that open source and the tech industry, in general, are far from being immune to a bad economy. With that said, there’s an awful lot that tech professionals can do to minimize the effects of a recession!

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