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First We Made Games…

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For me, one person & one presentation seemed to capture the arc of progress of the open source movement better than any other.

The person's name is Larry Augustin, and the presentation was at the Open Source Business Conference held April 5th, 2005 in San Francisco. Here's a link straight to the pdf. Enjoy!


Written by Dave Stephens

06/7/06 10:24 AM at 10:24 am

Posted in Open Source, Opinion

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  1. Congratulations and good luck on your new venture. Because of these kind of things in this presentation
    1. Traditionally a big, expensive, heavy application with long, slow and expensive sales cycles.
    2. Big traditional competition addicted to enterprise sales model.
    and some of the other reasons as well, is it possible that something like this: holds even greater promise?

    Mike O.

    06/7/06 5:31 PM at 5:31 pm

  2. […] Please see my prior post on “First We Made Games..” – I find it fascinating how folks can continually resist extrapolation even when a large data set of precedents exists. Games but not operating systems. Operating systems but not web servers. Web servers but not databases. Databases but not Apps. Hmm. I’ve heard that before. […]

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