Capitalism and Software

Capitalism has been having conniption fits of relevance in the face of zero marginal cost brought by the Internet. It has been fascinating to watch, and tumultuous. And it is affecting everyone on the planet.

Especially software developers. This is a truly excellent article:

Open source beyond the market – Signal v. Noise.

It ties together many threads of thought I’ve been wrestling with. The whole thing is long, but every part is worth your time. In reality, time is all we’ve got to give and capital is merely a means to an end.

via Michael Tsai