Nicole Engard recaps an OSCON workshop on how to plan and run tech events.
Reporting from OSCON 2015, Nicole Engard offers an overview of a keynote from Una Kravets, who spoke about ways open source communities can recruit designers to enhance their projects.
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We've seen a remarkable growth in community all over the world—people are getting together to make things, do things, hack, etc. This simple idea of people getting together to make communities makes Jono Bacon excited. He hosted a half-day workshop at OSCON about community management, where he... Read more
We sat down with developer Aure Moser ahead of her OSCON talk "Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps."
Grant Ingersoll is CTO at Lucidworks, provider of Fusion, but his claim to the open source community are his contributions to Apache Lucene, Solr, and Mahout. Grant will be speaking at OSCON 2015 about building a next generation QA system with open source tools and about how to use Apache Solr for... Read more
PhD student Dawn Foster previews her OSCON 2015 talk about measuring the health and success of an open source community.
Laura is the founder and lead consultant for SafeStack, a specialist security training, development, and consultancy firm. Laura tells me in this interview: "we want security to be any empowering tool for growth rather than a costly hindrance to innovation."
In this interview, Bradley Kuhn shares the story of a project that avoided the courtroom and notes on the free software landscape at large.
Bruce Eckel is the author of Thinking in Java, Thinking in C++, and a number of other books on computer programming. He's been in the computer industry for 30 years and periodically gets frustrated and tries to quit—then something like Scala comes along and offers hope and sucks him back in. He's... Read more