I don't use a lot of proprietary software, but I know a lot of people who do.
Last week I was able to participate in a "deputation" of concerned citizens (who happen to have a pretty strong set of software development credentials, as well as running bespoke develop
A democratic society can only function when the actors in that democracy, the citizen/voters, have trust in the mechanisms of that democracy.
I am reminded of a story about a chimpanzee who has only ever known a world inside an underground laboratory.
The word "Open" is appearing all over the marketing sphere these days.
This is a story about the sort of "open" that matters to me, and how I got to this point.