Open Path

by Chad Whitacre

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Greetings! My name is Chad Whitacre, and I'm Head of Open Source at Sentry.

Open Path is a blog about topics that matter to the Open Source community, the wider tech industry, and society at large.

Thanks for visiting! 💃

Towards Software Commons

2024-02-22 ❧ The world is ready for something beyond Open Source. Is it Software Commons?

Funding the Five Thousand

2024-02-05 ❧ We can solve the OSS sustainability crisis for less than $1 billion, priced to cost.

Questioning “The Value of Open Source Software”

2024-01-25 ❧ The new HBS working paper seems fundamentally flawed to me, though it has some helpful parts.

The Open Source Sustainability Crisis

2024-01-19 ❧ What is Open Source sustainability? Fair pay, no hoops. Why is it in crisis? Burnout.

Welcome to Open Path

2024-01-04 ❧ Open Path is a new blog by Chad Whitacre about Open Source, tech, and society