155: Ethical Open Source with Don Goodman-Wilson

November 6th, 2019 · 55 mins 8 secs

About this Episode

01:10 - Don’s Superpower: He is a generalist. He has lots of skills he can bring together in one place.

02:25 - Ethics and Open Source

08:34 - Consequentialism vs Contractualism

18:15 - The Paradox of Tolerance/Paradox of Openness

19:15 - Is Licensing the Right Mechanism for Bringing Ethics into Open Source

23:40 - Enforceability of Open Source Licenses

28:40 - Compensation as an Ethical Consideration

34:30 - Quantifying the Value the Open Source Software Gives

38:24 - Empowering People Who Participate in Open Source

  • It’s OK to Question Authority
  • Not Everyone Has the Privilege to Participate in Open Source
  • Ethics in Open Source Licenses

48:31 Tierney Cyren @bitandbang

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