Open source and inequality

I finally got around to this piece at The Atlantic “Why Workers Are Losing the War Against Machines”, by two MIT professors who’ve written a book on the subject. It’s a good piece focused on three disparities: 1. High-Skilled vs. Low-Skilled Workers 2. Superstars vs. Everyone Else 3. Capital vs. Labor I want to focus …

More of this, please

From NewsTrust: Today, we’re excited to announce that we are open sourcing the code forNewsTrust.net, our social news platform. We have just published that code on Github, under the name SocialNews. It runs on the popular Ruby on Rails web framework, which is also open source. This SocialNews code will enable developers to create their own social news sites, …