@ari Ah, I see, so what you meant was that it's useful to be familiar with ESR (and, I guess, RMS) to understand the history of FLOSS. Sure, I'm on board with that.
I was more after specifically other people's work on analysing the transition to "open core" in the mainstreaming of FLOSS after ca 2010 and what that means in general.
@dredmorbius I mean something like the transition to "open core" and FLOSS being less meaningful for consumers and more a tool for tech companies to cheaply build infrastructure. It would essentially coincide with "the cloud", but the corresponding cultural shift happened a bit later than the infrastructure shift, perhaps only a few years or so ago
@alcinnz I usually end up in weird hybrids, because I want to use localised time, currency, etc, but not localised language, and web pages seems to confuse the two.
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I'm planning on writing about the recuperation of #FLOSS into modern capitalism, effectively moving it away from consumers. Does anyone have any reading suggestions?
@bgcarlisle I’m a teetotaller and generally see alcohol and in particular alcohol culture (ie the system of discourse etc that makes it socially acceptable to consume alcohol) and all other recreational drugs as an unmitigated evil so I don’t think this metaphor is really working for me. Or maybe it is, I’m not sure.
Classic exotifying kitch music video from Ylvis, still relevant for fedi
The most problematic candidate for fediverse/mastodon anthem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASywAfBAVrQ
I'm really worried about Sweden. Containment measures are in place and things look OK so far, but it also has the second fewest number of intensive care beds per capita in Europe due to 20 years of neoliberal cost-cutting, and the healthcare system is in shambles at the best of times.
If anything like Italy happens, it will probably be much, much worse here.
@bgcarlisle It’s funny I just realised; I write black boxes that run for a long time and sometimes stop running with a message that makes you either happy or sad
@bgcarlisle I’m working on a local search optimiser for a planning problem for a course I am taking (amazing), writing a constraint solver (fun), and working on parts of the Rust compiler itself (not great honestly)
MA in #LIS, BA in #GenderStudies, now PhD student in #ComputerScience working with #SMT #solvers for security analysis. Currently interested in #Compilers, #ConstraintProgramming, and #ProgrammingLanguages.
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