Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The fifth Open Voices podcast installation features a conversation with Mozilla Chairman, Mitchell Baker, and the Linux Foundation Executive Director, Jim Zemlin. Baker admits that Mozilla’s open source strategy was in direct reaction to market and competitive pressures and calls out Microsoft for illegal activities. As one of the first software projects to “open source” its technology, she explains how the Mozilla Foundation navigated community, licensing and growth issues. Baker also shares her opinions on the motivations and ingredients involved in mass collaboration, specifically around the Mozilla and other open source projects.