Why the founder of Apache is all-in on blockchain

    Date13 Sep 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    In this great OpenSource.com article, Brian Behlendorf talks about starting Apache, the tension between pragmatism and idealism, and why he’s excited about blockchain:

    Brian Behlendorf is perhaps best known for being a co-founder of the Apache Project, which became the Apache Software Foundation. Today, he's the executive director of the Hyperledger Foundation, an organization focused on enterprise-grade, open source, distributed ledgers (better known as blockchains). He also says he "put the first ad banner online and have been apologizing ever since."

    In a recent conversation on my podcast, Behlendorf talks about the goals of the Apache Project, the role of foundations generally, and his hopes for blockchain.

     

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