I tend to get excited about infrastructure, governance, and the economics of the internet, especially as they pertain to software. I'm employed by Protocol Labs and am a visiting Fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School.
I give away money to strangers on the internet.
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I’ve been mulling on Handshake, a new DNS service that recently announced their intent to give away 70% of their value to developers.
As more open source projects attract funding, an important follow-up question becomes: “How should they spend it?”
A lot of people are interested in measuring the health and velocity of open source projects. After digging through the current research landscape, I’d like to summarize the most common approaches I’ve seen, and my conclusions here.