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Open Source Is a Double Edge Sword

January 12, 2021

We’re living in crazy and tumultuous times. 2021 has not gotten off to a great start. Because of this, Chunga wants to talk about something that he thinks is loved by everyone–open source. It’s like comfort food! Chunga calls open source the “roast beef” of the technology space; but is that accurate? The short answer is no according to Tom. In fact, he claims that open source is more of a double edge sword!

Sure, there are tons of positives that are easy to see and talk about. Tom says “open source is the tide that raises all ships”. However, open source as an industry and philosophy also comes with a fair amount of negative baggage that’s given him a serious case of PTSD.

Why would Tom say that and what are the pitfalls?  Listen now to find out!

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