We can change, but how do we get there?
Musings on change in the face of broken institutions.
This is another discussion about culture stemming from the ongoing dissatisfaction in the open source community at large over the bad culture that exists in the computer industry (and far beyond it).
The 2008 Obama campaign used the slogan, “Change you can believe in.” I think it works for this phenomena to call it “Unbelieved Change,” meaning change that people didn’t see coming because they didn’t believe it had a chance.
Obama should invest in trains, not roads. By his own criteria it fits, but will he make the reasonable a priority in his administration?