196. Why ALL businesses depend on open source software

business strategy investing tech terms explained Mar 27, 2024

Did you know that 90% of the internet depends on free licenses from open source software?

But what happens when those licenses stop being free?

Listen to this episode to find out.

You will learn from Paula Paul, Founder and Distinguished Engineer at Greyshore, who also serves also serves on the board of the OpenJS Foundation

Key takeaways:

  • Open source refers to software distribution with a specific kind of license that allows others to view and use the code.
  • 90% of commercial software products are built on open source software.
  • Open source projects are motivated by building community and creating differentiation.
  • Understanding open source and its dependencies is crucial for business leaders and investors.

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