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design for open source projects
At the Open Technology Institute (OTI), we've been working on opening our user feedback process as a way to improve our internal processes and collaboration, engage our user community more, promote non-developer contributions, and think more broadly about how open source process plays a role in the... Read more
2 comments Posted 4 Feb 2014 by Georgia Bullen Feed
open source career
Women in open source. Women in programming. Women in tech at all. Where are they?
17 comments Posted 4 Feb 2014 by Christy Eller Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 27-31 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at open access to clinical trial data, whether the US is keeping its open data commitments, and more.
6 comments Posted 31 Jan 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Open source lessons for life
For most students, an internship presents a major opportunity to learn and grow in a real-world environment. Interns who join an open source company or project also seem to learn a lot about themselves along the way. Recently, I asked some former Red Hat interns—both newly hired and long-time Red... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Jan 2014 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
Open thread
While Opensource.com is preparing for our upcoming Beginners in Open Source Week starting February 17, we want to hear from our readers about which open source projects are best for beginners. After you've responded to the poll, mark your calendars for:
33 comments Posted 30 Jan 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Open thread
While Opensource.com is preparing for our upcoming Beginners in Open Source Week starting February 17, we want to hear from our readers about which open source projects are best for beginners. After you've responded to the poll, mark your calendars for:
33 comments Posted 30 Jan 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
open source why
One of my favorite quotes is "We are what we celebrate." Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST Robotics, says this and it comes up on an almost daily basis one way or another in my work in open source hardware and education. One of the challenges of getting more young people into engineering and computer... Read more
0 comments Posted 28 Jan 2014 by Limor Fried Feed
open source projects
When I first started working at the Open Technology Institute (OTI), I was consistently challenged with the question: "Why would a UX designer want to work at an open source organization?" The truth, in my opinion, is almost all design and usability work is by its nature open source.
2 comments Posted 28 Jan 2014 by Georgia Bullen Feed
share knowledge
I was introduced to the Wikimedia movement primarily as a communications consultant for Wikimedia Foundation’s first Global South project that began in India in 2011. My work with the Wikimedia Foundation and editing Wikipedia has helped me take a hard look at myself as a woman of colour from India... Read more
12 comments Posted 27 Jan 2014 by Noopur Raval Feed
open source news and highlights
Open source news for your reading pleasure. January 20-24, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we'll show you the power of open data, a cool new tool for programmers, and more.
1 comment Posted 24 Jan 2014 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed

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