Brian Aker’s Vision for a Livable Design
Josh Lerner of Harvard Business School talks to Viv Davies about his book, co-authored with Mark Schankerman, ‘The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development’. Lerner discusses the economic impact of open source software and its relationship with innovation and growth. Drawing from a new database, Lerner describes how open source and proprietary software interact and suggests how government policy should ensure that open source competes effectively with proprietary software. The interview was recorded by telephone on 14 February 2011.
Andrew Thorp talks with Rob Pike and Andrew Gerrand about the history and latest updates to the Go programming language, an open source project developed from a team at Google and many contributors from the open source community.
Wynn and I caught up with Rob Pike, Principal Engineer at Google and Tech Lead for the Google Go team. The primary topic was, of course, Google’s new Open Source programing language, Go.