Joel runs Flossbank.com with his partner, Pete, while working full time at Google (Pete works at amazon). He worked in several start-ups before Google, and knows the trials of open source maintainers. Both the founders of Flossbank are software engineers, and they passionately love open source, coding, politics, and tech political intersection.
October 16th, 2020 | 33 mins 20 secs
Our special guest today is Joel Wasserman, an Engineer at Google and Founder of Flossbank. If you’ve never heard of Flossbank, this is the episode you want to listen to. We learn all about what it is, how the method works, what makes it different from other donation models out there, and how signing up and donating works. We also find out if Joel has advertisers lined up and what the current state of Flossbank is since they are still working on the system.