I give away money to strangers on the internet.
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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.
I sent an email to the Helium Grant mailing list about why I’m keeping grantees’ identities private, and I realized it’s an important topic I want to discuss more publicly, as well.
I’ve been trying to understand why the threat of forks is so frequently discussed by cryptocurrency projects, compared to open source at large.