“To make matters worse, the more successful an open source project, the more large companies want to co-opt the code base. I experienced this first-hand as CEO at XenSource, where every major software and hardware company leveraged our code base with nearly zero revenue coming back to us. We had made the product so easy to use and so important, that we had out-engineered ourselves. Great for the open source community, not so great for us.”
Red Hat was the first and last? I’m not sure.
The 808 is back!
Even Disney has an accelerator these days.
An interesting new way of looking at text editors – built in improvements to your prose – think the Word paperclip, but actually useful. Hemingway.