The Internet of Things has tremendous potential, but remains a mishmash of conflicting “standards” that don’t talk to each other. As various vendors erect data silos in the sky, what is actually needed is increased developer communication between disparate IoT projects. I’ve argued before that this is one reason IoT needs to be open sourced, providing […]
The GitHub generation doesn’t seem to like the bother of licenses, but is it prepared to stomach the costs?
For years the software industry has trended toward ever more permissive licensing, to the point that today the GitHub developer crowd rejects formal licensing altogether. How can this end well?