“The species of devices of which this is to be the ﬁrst representative is so radically new that many of its uses will become clear only after it is put into operation. These uses which are not, or not easily, predictable now are likely to be the most important ones.” -John von NeumannWednesday, January 16, 13But I prefer to end on a more hopeful note. In a letter to one of the military funders of the ﬁrst computing project at the Institute for AdvancedStudy, von Neumann wrote, “The species...”That’s the real beauty of open source, that it allows everyone to play a role in inventing the future. Your creativity is what will make this asuccess. Go forth and make the future happen! Thank you very much.