Pierre-Yves Chibon reports from PyCon 2015 Language Summit and conference.
2 comments Posted 28 Apr 2015 by Pierre-Yves Chibon (Red Hat) Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, green stars
In this week's Top 5, I cover tools for finding just the right open source library, streamlining and simplifing necessary chores, and more.
0 comments Posted 24 Apr 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Fundamentally, embracing the open source workforce means changing the way businesses think about themselves and their consumers.
0 comments Posted 16 Apr 2015 by James Falkner Feed
April report: Last month was record-breaking for with 629,909 page views and 369,508 unique visits. We published 84 articles including 11 posts during our Open Source in Education week.
0 comments Posted 15 Apr 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.
2 comments Posted 26 Mar 2015 by Emma Irwin Feed
When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and perspective about real-world software development, and—most importantly—students can get extra mentorship while gaining hands-on experience in their... Read more
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Emily Dunham Feed
The end result of your efforts will be a gradual increase in the number of like-minded people willing and able to help share the burden of providing help to those who need it. And isn't that community empowerment one of the reasons we all like open source to begin with?
3 comments Posted 13 Mar 2015 by Scott Merrill Feed
When the National Cancer Institute funded caTissue’s development, it also managed the community, maintaining code, documentation, and forums. When funding was pulled and Krishagni took over, there was considerable uncertainty and turmoil in the community. Some adopters lost confidence and switched... Read more
1 comment Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Srikanth Adiga Feed
There is no easy path to building trust between yourself and others. There is no gigantic easy button that you can push and–presto!–everyone trusts everyone else. However, there are always a few things you can to do improve your situation, and I would like to discuss one of them specifically.
2 comments Posted 11 Mar 2015 by Jen Krieger (Red Hat) Feed
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Low-quality contributors don't bring much other than noise: they are a net drain on resources because other good contributors have to take time away to support them. Everyone should come to the open source community with a desire to find solutions, and then we can work together. If some need... Read more
21 comments Posted 10 Mar 2015 by Jono Bacon Feed