Consumption is Fractal: Open Source Sustainability

Consumption is Fractal: Open Source Sustainability

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Noah Kantrowitz

March 17, 2018
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  1. C onsumption is Fractal Open Source Sustainability Noah Kantrowitz @kantrn

  2. What is Open Source?

  3. None
  4. Beer Speech Puppy Mattress Free As In

  5. The Landscape

  6. Solo Projects Itch Scratchers Plugins

  7. Big Projects Linux Firefox

  8. Umbrella Foundation OpenSTack (OSF) Kubernetes (CNCF)

  9. VC Funded Chef Docker

  10. Mirages Python Openssl

  11. Bureaucracies Debian Fedora

  12. Moonshots LetsEncrypt / Acme BeeWare Suite

  13. Non-Software StackOverflow Wikipedia

  14. And So On

  15. What is Sustainability?

  16. –Random House Dictionary “pertaining to a system that maintains its

    own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse.”
  17. Burnout

  18. Guilt Dread Bitterness

  19. Why does Sustainability matter?

  20. Collectivism

  21. What went wrong?

  22. None
  23. Production is single-threaded Consumption is fractal

  24. None
  25. Why Now?

  26. None
  27. None
  28. Bubbles And Stacks

  29. None
  30. Burst Budgets

  31. Capitalism

  32. Intellectual Property coderanger.net /talks

  33. Wrong Turns

  34. Databases

  35. Cy anogen

  36. Individuals _why Mark Pilgrim

  37. ZFS

  38. Drive Bys One-off Contributor Spin up time Paradoxical load

  39. Governance Models

  40. BDFL Python openBSD

  41. City States Linux WebKit

  42. Hierarchy OpenStack Apache

  43. Council Node.JS Kubernetes

  44. Consensus Django BeeWare

  45. And So On Do-Ocracy Working Groups Anything Goes

  46. Mix and Match

  47. –Mel Conwa y 1967 “organizations which design systems ... are

    constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations.”
  48. None
  49. Funding

  50. None of the above

  51. Employer-supported

  52. Support Contract

  53. PRO FEATURES Freemium Dual Licensing

  54. Donations

  55. Tip Jar

  56. Gittip Gratipa y Patreon

  57. None
  58. Kickstarter

  59. Umbrella non-profit

  60. Software Freedom Conservancy

  61. Advertising

  62. Grants

  63. Bounties

  64. Co-ops

  65. Public funding?

  66. UBI?

  67. What Now?

  68. Be Kind

  69. Be A ware

  70. BE Ready

  71. Thank You

  72. Questions? Noah Kantrowitz – @kantrn https:/ /coderanger.net /talks