Podcast Episode 73 – Open Source, Closed Minds – A Discussion on Open Core and Open Source Monetization with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) of @RackN

Episode 73 – Open Source, Closed Minds – A Discussion on Open Core and Open Source Monetization with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) of @RackN

PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-73-open-source-closed-minds-a-discussion-on-open-core-and-open-source-monetization-with-rob-hirschfeld-zehicle-of-rackn/

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As more open source projects become commercially driven (rightly so) there is a challenge among open source community folks as to when it is right to use open core, open source, or the dreaded fork. Rob Hirschfeld joins us for a great discussion that started on the news of AWS launching Open DIstro for Elasticsearch and we take on some challenging topics around open source, monetization, and commercialization of open platforms and products.

Rob refers to a great Gitlab talk which discusses open source business models which is also a must-watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6ZupYzr_Zg

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Podcast Episode 72 – Ed Horley (@ehorley) on Skills Needed to go from Technologist to Technology Leader

Episode 72 – Ed Horley (@ehorley) on Skills Needed to go from Technologist to Technology Leader

PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-72-ed-horley-ehorley-on-skills-needed-to-go-from-technologist-to-technology-leader/

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Ed Horley joins us to discuss the invaluable skills that build great teams and great technical managers. We discuss how his own path was helped with some excellent books and tips which will help you both as a manager and as a part of a team in understanding the challenges of managing people effectively.

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Podcast Episode 71 – Productivity Hacks and Deep Work with Ethan Banks (@ecbanks) of the Packet Pushers

Episode 71 – Productivity Hacks and Deep Work with Ethan Banks (@ecbanks) of the Packet Pushers

PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-70-productivity-hacks-and-deep-work-with-ethan-banks-ecbanks-of-the-packet-pushers/

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Ethan Banks joins us again for a deeper discussion on how he discovered the value of disconnecting. This show is filled with actionable advice that will definitely change your productivity and working habits for the better. This also introduces what I’ve dubbed as VOMO – the Value Of Missing Out which I blogged about recently.

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Podcast Episode 70 – The making of FaaStRuby.io with Paolo Arruda (@parrudanet) and Geoff Sullivan (@sullivg2)

Episode 70 – The making of FaaStRuby.io with Paulo Arruda (@parrudanet) and Geoff Sullivan (@sullivg2)

PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-70-the-making-of-faastrubyio-with-paolo-arruda-parrudanet-and-geoff-sullivan-sullivg2/

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Paulo Arruda is the creator of FaaStRuby.io which is a serverless platform for Ruby that is already gaining significant traction as a platform. Geoff Sullivan is building the community engagement along with Paulo and shares insights on both how this platform is interesting technically and as a business problem solver.

Serverless is rightly gaining popularity and this will be a must-listen for folks who want to understand some of the challenges and the reasons that serverless is so popular.

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