PJ Hagerty


The Ethics of Open Source

Government, Law & Policy
Tuesday February 7th, 4:30pm-4:55pm GMT
Westminster, 4th Floor
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Every part of Open Source is meant to be for the community, but often the question comes up about how best to use and support it. Do we give money to Open Source projects and languages? Do we Open Source our non-business critical code? Do we take it all because it’s free? Let’s look at the right, and less right ways of interacting with Open Source projects.


PJ is the founder of DevRelate.io and a board member of Open Sourcing Mental Illness (OSMIhelp.org). He is an organizer of DevOps Days Buffalo, CodeDaze, and ElixirDaze. PJ is a developer, writer, speaker, musician, and Community Advocate. He is known to travel the world speaking about programming and the way people think and interact. He is also known for wearing hats.