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How to make millions writing free software

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So you want to be an open-source millionaire, do you?

Well, first things first. I don't care, I really don't care, how good your technology is. Or, how you've tweaked out a few extra cycles from the flux capacitor. No, so long as your program does whatever it's supposed to do, you're at least in the race for financial success.

You'll likely finish an also-ran, mind you, but at least you're in there.

What will really determine if your Linux distribution or your content management system, or whatever, will ever bring you a thin-dime has very, very little to do with your code's goodness.

Full Story.

How to make thousands writing tech articles

Come up with a catchy headline. Wave your arms around and point to other articles. Mention that tech is hard and mysterious, and that "suits" are always hard to understand and make happy. Never (ever) actually provide any information or answer your own headline. Profit!

What a great gig. How do I get in? (currently I actually have to work for my income).

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