Everything is built with Open Source. The modern world we live in today would simply not exist.

As we accelerate into the future, we need to make sure that we continue building open systems that impact our day to day lives, especially when it comes to advanced AI and AGI.

We need oss/acc.

  1. Transparency and Trust: Open source software's code is accessible to everyone, allowing users to review, modify, and enhance it. This transparency fosters trust as it ensures there are no hidden functionalities or vulnerabilities that could compromise security.

  2. Security and Reliability: With a global community continuously examining the code, issues and vulnerabilities are quickly identified and fixed. This collaborative approach leads to more secure and reliable software, reducing the risk of cyber attacks and ensuring robust systems for critical infrastructure.

  3. Innovation and Progress: Open source encourages innovation by enabling developers worldwide to build upon existing solutions. This collaborative environment sparks creativity and accelerates technological progress, leading to better tools, applications, and systems that benefit society.

  4. Accessibility and Inclusivity: Open source software is often free or available at minimal cost, breaking down financial barriers to technology. It empowers individuals and communities, particularly in underserved regions, to access and use advanced tools, fostering digital inclusivity.

  5. Customizability and Flexibility: Users can tailor open source software to suit their specific needs. This flexibility allows for customization, adaptation, and integration into diverse environments, ensuring solutions that fit a wide array of contexts and requirements.

  6. Longevity and Sustainability: Open source projects are not dependent on the fate of a single entity. Communities sustain these projects, ensuring their longevity even if a particular organization or company fades away, providing continuity and stability.

  7. Ethical and Social Responsibility: Open source software embodies principles of collaboration, sharing, and knowledge dissemination. It aligns with ethical values by promoting the democratization of technology and fostering a culture of giving back to the community.

  8. Global Collaboration and Cooperation: Open source transcends borders and encourages collaboration among diverse communities worldwide. It harnesses the collective intelligence of individuals irrespective of their geographical location, fostering a global spirit of cooperation and shared advancement.

A future built upon open source software cultivates an environment where technology serves humanity, empowers individuals, and creates a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world for all.

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Peer Richelsen – open source, open heart, open mind.

I’ve started my career in Open Source back in 2013 with Wordpress and I’ll do everything in my power to create an Open Future with Cal.com and all other Open Source ventures that I am involved in.

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