The Free Software Foundation #1

I’ve been answering a couple of questions about the Free Software Foundation on Quora, recently. Here’s the latest. Should social (software) freedoms as espoused by the Free software Foundation trump technical superiority as implied by the Open Source development paradigm? Yes. The political message of the Free Software Movement is much bigger and more important […]

The Great Software Stagnation

Jonathan Edwards is one of those people I both profoundly agree with and profoundly disagree with. In his new year essay The Great Software Stagnation he again complains about the way the computer science field seems to be running out of new ideas. I agree wholeheartedly with his frustration. And, sure, with a few bright […]