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What CIOs can learn from Facebook’s use of open source

Facebook detailed its philosophy on open source at the company's annual @Scale developer conference this week. The company’s head of open source also shared some related advice for IT professionals.
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Matt Kapko has been writing about technology since before the dawn of the iPhone, and covering media well before it was social. Matt lives with his wife in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He can be reached on Twitter: @mattkapko or by email: matt@kapko.co.