Josh Wulf writes how software developers are hired is going to change radically in the next year or two, mainly because of Github and open source. Josh points out that benefits and consequences of working “in the open” means that your reputation is very visible and also portable between companies.
Github is not simply a code repository – it’s a social network. I fully agree. And I think this a great summary:
It’s not your code on Github that counts — it’s what other people say on Github about your code that counts.