TLWIR 48: Revealing the Hidden Biases Against Free Software

Posted by acrossad on Nov 4, 2012 7:19 AM EDT; By Rex Djere
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Let’s face it: we all have biases. I readily admit that I have a very clear bias in favor of Free Software. There is no human being that is truly objective and neutral. However, in the modern world of technology blogging, these biases are often cleverly hidden. “Studies” are released without revealing the true motivations behind those that conducted the study. In The Linux Week in Review 48, I will take a closer look at this growing problem.

It used to be that software writers could just focus on writing the best software possible. Now, writing good software and getting it into the hands of people has become a competition where a lot of politics is involved.

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