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Your code on Github - What itz worth?

I am an open source proponent and contributor. As a hobbist I build lot of cool tools and apps which I keep posting onto my GitHub handle. However, to be frank with you so far I never posted any license agreement along with my code. May be I am bit lazy to spare time and research on the open source license models and identifying one which is suitable for me.

Recently while searching in Open Source Licensing models and implications I came across Steven Burnap  answer on stack exchange thread "Open source code with no license… can I fork it?". Further exploration of GitHub opensource license page  I found...

What happens if I don't choose a license? You're under no obligation to choose a license. It's your right not to include one with your code or project, but please be aware of the implications. Generally speaking, the absence of a license means that the default copyright laws apply. This means that you retain all rights to your source code and that nobody…

Congrats! CSC Distinguished Engineers 2016

CSC Distinguished Engineers 2016 announced today. Congrats to these outstanding achievers
Frédéric Auberson (Switzerland) is an information systems architect in GBS where he deftly integrates innovative ideas from across the transportation and railway fields into expert architecture, systems and actions to provide the best technical solutions and implementation for our clients. He has received the2010 CSC Chairman's Award for Excellence for his work on the Swiss Federal Railway Traffic Management System and was a 2014 CSC Award for Sales Excellence winner for Network Rail's Asset Management Programme, ORBIS. Bio on csc.com |LinkedIn |Twitter
Martin Bartlett (France) is an information systems architect in our Insurance group and chief architect for CSC's AIA insurance administration product. He is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect–Associate and domain expert in REST APIs. Outside of CSC, he’s known for the originalRSS Live Links Chrome Extension, the stack engine underlying…