There are plenty of open source licenses out there. What should a person especially keep in mind while they're selecting a license for their project?
Mainly you want to decide if you license it permissive or not. Other than that, some licenses are matured more and are tested better in courts. Choose a license should be helpful in picking a license.
Basically it recommends MIT if you want a permissive license, Apache if you want to consider software patents and GPL if you want to keep the project open source.