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I understand where the author is coming from, and it can be hard to figure out where to even get started on new projects. On the other hand, I am thankful from the obscene amount of great software coming out of the open source community every day.

While things like paradox of choice and project abandonment are worth discussing, let's not forget that thousands of developers have found something that they think is lacking, fixed it, and taken the time to give it to us gratis so that we can use and learn from it. I, for one, am excited.

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