Buckle up the one, and only Peter Zaitsev is back, talking to us from the State of Open Con in London! Peter gives listeners insight into which conferences he attends, how to get chosen to speak, how to grow the adoption at an open source company, shares his thoughts on licensing, and more. He also answers questions like should the government regulate #opensource? Should maintainers be sponsored and funded with public money?
00:00:00 Intro: Coming Up
00:00:32 From SOOCon23: Welcome Peter Zaitsev to the show
00:02:39 How does Peter choose which conferences to attend?
00:04:22 As an executive, how much time do you spend going to conferences?
00:05:55 Lots of conferences you can attend, but which ones are valuable?
00:07:03 Advice: How to get chosen to speak at a conference
00:11:29 Avoiding the sales pitch conference talk: submit talks that solve a problem
00:13:35 Renegade Underdogs: Peter's new venture into helping founders and open source projects
00:17:47 The most common questions from founders center on how to accelerate growth
00:20:09 Classic Open Source Business Problem: millions of users and no one will pay for anything
00:22:34 Open source licenses
00:23:42 Many projects start off as an underwhelming product, but bring an X factor that makes them successful
00:25:49 Setting the proper expectations for your open source business, growth, and adoption
00:27:39 Government regulation and funding in open source
00:29:17 What would it even mean to regulate open source?
00:32:42 Paying Maintainers, giving grants, or subsidies
00:37:53 Back to open source licenses, lets deep dive this time: do we need more open source licenses?
00:48:01 AGPL: good or bad?
00:52:29 Good Bye!
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