Open Source technology it literally drives most of the technology the world. Even closed source projects such as MacOS make very heavy use of Open Source. More and more electronic devices that we buy come with copies of the GPL which means there is opensource code running on more and more devices in our homes (more on IoT in another email). Open Source drives most every major project, web site, SaaS, PaaS, or any other technology that you touch on a daily basis. Open Source is powerful and amazing. It draws on the power of numbers. Anyone can be a contributor. Anyone can be review the work done by anyone else. Anyone can perform a security audit, and in many cases many people perform them and share this information helping to keep us all more secure.
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