How Apache Airflow might be able to win the data orchestration race and become the only data orchestrator on the market.
I know you acknowledge that GitHub stars are not a great metric. I think public open-source metrics are one thing, but they serve only as a proxy at best. Stars, for example, can be bought and also represent a one-time interaction. I really good metric that's difficult to surface are active, recurring users and community engagement
If you're looking for a topic for a future, that would be one I'm interested in :-)