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Getting Paid for Open Source Development

Not all open source development is volunteer work (Lakhani & Wolf 2005: 40% paid, Hars&Ou 2001: 16% paid). So far I’ve found the following ways to get paid for open source work: Directly hired to develop open source by the main contributing organisation (e.g. Mozilla developer hired by Mozilla or a Mediawiki developer hired by [...]

Literature Study

Most research starts with a literature study. It helps to clarify the question; makes sure the question hasn’t been answered already and provides enough background to be able to answer the question. While doing literature reviews two things matter, find (all) relevant literature and keep track of what you’re reading as you’ll need to cite [...]