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ROSE Blog Interviews: Carla Schroder

Aug 20, 2009, 22:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rikki Kite)

[ Thanks to Britta Wuelfing for this link. ]

"Q: You're speaking to a group of high school students (male and female). Why should they consider exploring career options in open source?

"A: Because that is where all the opportunities and challenges are, and where the future lies. If you just want to learn some pointy-click crud like Visual Studio, punch a time clock, and never learn anything after you leave school, forget FOSS. But if you like being challenged, aren't afraid to learn, like the idea of endless opportunities and the chance to make real contributions that people all over the world can benefit from, if ethics and morals and making the world better are important to you, then FOSS is for you."

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