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The Literate Programmer: Cargo Cult Open Source

Wes Chow Wes Chow | Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics | Cortico

Wes Chow walks through a narrow slice of computing history and illustrates the problems that occur when practicing engineers don't learn the lessons of the past. Along the way, he examines incentives and business models, and argues how we as consumers can better align our behavior to make for a more robust open source ecosystem.

Wes Chow
Wes Chow
Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics | Cortico

Wes is Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics at Cortico. He's also Technical Advisor at Chartbeat and a Visiting Researcher at the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab.