As a major survey lead by GitHub supports (and comes as little surprise), the Free Software community is mostly white, male, cisgendered, financially well off, formally educated, able-bodied, straight, English speakers and citizens of Global North countries.
This means that the same groups of people designing and building proprietary software are also building Free Software. It means that despite its open licensing, the Free Software movement maintains the status quo of white supremacy, patriarchy and capitalism.
For Free Software to truly be free - to be free for anyone to build and use, we need to radically restructure our projects. It means building diverse communities where we are accountable to one another.
The company had expected mild interest. But then the story about Flippy went viral, circulated on national news outlets and social media. So many calls started pouring in, the Cali Group, which runs the Caliburger chain, realized it needed to spend more time on training. Not for the robot, but for humans to work with Flippy.
The tech boom has pushed up property prices in the Bay Area. Single-family home prices in San Jose and San Francisco have risen by 72% and 42%, respectively, in the past decade, compared with an increase of 10% nationally. Because of the high cost of living, a family of four with income of $105,350 or less is now considered “low income” in San Francisco and San Mateo counties, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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