🆓 GNU Freedom & Team Building
Collaboration with Discord Servers, GitHub, Free Education Gamified
My good friend
Max and mainly myself promote
free education, and we heavily
use both Discord and GitHub for mass collaboration. We have a few GitHub
Organizations with over 100+ team members. And in our two main Discord Servers
we have over 100+ members.
We find younger developers come from the Windows 10 environment where paid software tools are common. Paid software is extremely expensive and even more so for users in poorer countries where GDP is lower. When software first came on the scene it was in the form of a disk. Over the years many tools arose to copy disks and get around copyright. These days software licensing is much more advanced and is usually paid monthly or annually and most software is downloaded.
GNU is a Unix-like operating system and Open Source is
more about collaboration than code. GNU is completely free software and the GNU
Hurd started before the Linux kernel. GNU Hurd was in
Linux was in 1991.
And therefore the concept of heavily collaborating is really learning and
sharing and free education. Everyone has the right to free education. In some of
the most recent years
Octoverse reports mainly students and mentors have been
These days there are many alternatives to paid software and both Linux and GNU have a plethora of tools that are all free.