Beyond the Dichotomy of Open-Source and Corporate Worlds

A View on Software Development in the Next Decade

Jinglei Ren
Aug 9, 2018 · 6 min read

[This is a narrative of our talks at MIT and Harvard on July 16–17. Our slides are here.]

(Brian A Jackson/

Two years ago, I faced the dilemma of working for a company or for an open-source software library. I wanted the true freedom and openness in the open-source world, but I…