Don is a philosopher-engineer, currently employed as a developer advocate at GitHub. In previous lives, Don has worked in such diverse fields as webapp security, chatbots, streaming media, embedded hardware, and the model railroading industry; he also holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis. Don enjoys statically typed languages, sailing, and Japanese model trains, and lives with his wife and daughter in Amsterdam.
November 6th, 2019 | 55 mins 8 secs
Don Goodman-Wilson talks about ethics and Open Source, consequentialism vs contractualism, the paradox of tolerance, enforceability of open source licenses, compensation as an ethical consideration, quantifying the value the Open Source Software gives, and empowering people who participate in Open Source.