How Has Open Source Software Helped The Tech Industry?

Honestly, I have no idea. As someone who has never been able to break into the tech industry job market, giving you an answer to that question would require a lot of reading. But, I do know how open source software has helped regular people.

What I’m talking about here, specifically, is decentralized social networking. Now, I am 100% certain that open source software has helped people outside of this particular aspect, but this is what I want to focus on for this article, because it is real important. Especially in this current day and age.

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What Even Is Freeze Peach?

I mean, what is free peaches? No, dammit, I mean… Freedom of speech! What is freedom of speech? Well, according to the first amendment, i.e., the article that so many people who obsess over free speech like to think they’re quoting:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

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Second Life? That Still Exists?


Whenever I talk about Second Life outside of Second Life, I always see these people reacting kinda surprised, as if they had no idea. No idea that this virtual world was even still a thing. But I suppose that’s a reaction that you’d probably expect, since Linden Labs doesn’t exactly go all-out advertising the existence of this place anymore. But, it is, by-and-large, still a very much functioning place to be. And although the population numbers have dropped over the years, there’s still plenty to see and do (if you use the Firestorm viewer, you can see that the concurrent logged-in amount of users is actually almost always higher than that of even EVE Online).

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