|Working in Public (Stripe Press)|
|Monday, 17 August 2020|
Take notice of this book's subtitle -The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software. It's an inside look at modern open source software development, its evolution over the last two decades, and its ramifications for an internet reorienting itself around individual creators. Nadia Eghbal, who interviewed hundreds of developers while working to improve their experience at GitHub, argues that modern open source offers us a model through which to understand the challenges faced by online creators.
Eghbal also scrutinizes the role of platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, YouTube, and Instagram which reduce infrastructure and distribution costs for creators, but which massively increase the scope of interactions with their audience
Author: Nadia Eghbal
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