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OSCON 2015 speaker interviews
OSCON 2015 Collection: Reports and Speaker interviews
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OSCON is a conference about everything open source—the full stack, with all of the languages, tools, frameworks, and best practices that you use in your work every day.
OSCON 2015 was held July 20-24 in Portland, Oregon. Opensource.com covered it with live reports from the conference floor and a speaker interview series we ran before the conference began.
- The real reason Facebook does open source — Nicole Engard reports from James Pearce's talk on How Facebook open sources at scale
- A guide for community management — Nicole Engard reports from Jono Bacon's community leadership workshop
- Never neglect your project's architecture — Nicole Engard reports from Martin Fowler's talk on Making architecture matter
- Tips for how to plan an open source event — Nicole Engard reports from Introduction to planning and running tech events, a tutorial led by Kara Sowles and Francesca Krihely
- This is why your open source project is failing — Nicole Engard reports from Tom Callaway's talk, This is why you fail: The avoidable mistakes open source projects STILL make
- Open source software is the only way to keep up — Nicole Engard reports from Allison Randal's OSCON keynote
- How to get designers involved in your software project — Nicole Engard reports from a talk by Una Kravets, Open source design: A love story
- The right way to fail — Nicole Engard reports from The right way to fail, an OSCON talk by Amye Scavarda and Leslie Hawthorn
- A quiz to gauge your commitment to open source — Nicole Engard reports from Jared Smith's talk, How your company can become a good open source citizen
- 7 books every community manager should read — Nicole Engard reports from Jono Bacon's community leadership workshop
- The evolution of the big data platform at Netflix — interview with Eva Tse by Nicole Engard
- Engineers at Etsy play by their own rules — interview with John Goulah by Jen Wike Huger
- NoSQL and the next generation of big data — interview with Henrik Ingo from MongoDB by Sandeep Khuperkar
- Troll repellent: fighting online harassment with open source — interview with Randi Harper about her new organization, the Online Abuse Prevention Initiative, by Ben Cotton
- What to know before transitioning your team to Git — interview with Emma Jane Hogbin Westby, author of Git for Teams, by Rikki Endsley
- Plant volunteers, grow an organization — interview with Stormy Peters, new vice president of technical evangelism at the Cloud Foundry, by Ben Cotton
- Open source event planning is work, fun, and good for business — interview with Kara Sowles and Francesca Krihely
- How designers can contribute to open source — interview with Una Kravets, a front end developer at IBM, by Nicole Engard
- Open source licensing at GitHub — interview with Ben Balter, the Government Evangelist at GitHub
- How to say 'No' to your boss (like a boss) — interview with Deb Nicholson, Community Outreach Director of Open Invention Network
- Advanced analytics for the Internet of Things — interview with Rosaria Silipo, researcher in applications of Data Mining and Machine Learning
- How engineers and architects in tech can make better decisions — interview with Michelle Brush, Cerner
- Teaching open source communities about conflict resolution — interview with Donna Benjamin and Gina Likins
- How to win the copyleft fight—without litigation — interview with Bradley Kuhn from the Software Freedom Conservancy
- Out with the old code, in with the new — interview with Bruce Eckel, author of Thinking in Java and Thinking in C++.
- SafeStack attacks with a purpose — interview with Laura Bell, founder and lead consultant for SafeStack, a security training, development, and consultancy firm.
- Using metrics to build a better team — interview with Dawn Foster, Puppet Labs community manager and PhD student.
- What's next for open source question answering technologies— interview with Grant Ingersoll, CTO at Lucidworks.
- Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps— interview with Aure Moser from CartoDB.
Also see our complete list of OSCON 2014 speaker interviews
- From zero to Spark Core in two years (Jen Wike interviews Zach Supalla, Spark)
- Open source's identity crisis (Bryan Behrenshausen interviews Karen Sandler, Software Freedom Conservancy)
- Building, deploying, and distributing software with JFrog (Travis Kepley interviews Yaov Landman, JFrog)
- It's better to share with functional programming (Robin Muilwijk interviews Katie Miller, OpenShift at Red Hat)
- Why is Docker the new craze in virtualization and cloud computing? (Jodi Biddle interviews James Turnbull, Docker)
- Girls' skills are needed in tech (Jen Wike interviews Jennifer Davidson, ChickTech)
- 3 ways to contribute to Firefox OS (Bryan Behrenshausen interviews Benjamin Kerensa, Firefox OS evangelist and volunteer)
- Asciidoctor coder writes less documentation (Nicole Engard interviews Sarah White, Asciidoctor)
- Understanding the metrics behind open source projects (Jason Baker interviews Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, Bitergia)
- Justin Miller on how Mapbox runs like an open source project (Michael Harrison interviews Justin Miller, Mapbox)
- Is making your product free and open source crazy talk? (Scott Nesbitt interviews Patrick McFadin, DataStax)
- Open source to make caring for your health feel wonderful (Jen Wike interviews Juhan Sonin, Involution Studios)
- CloudBees programmer to give talk on how to develop a massively scalable HTTP server (Robin Muilwijk interviews Garrett Smith, CloudBees)
- DefCore brings a definition to OpenStack (Jason Baker interviews Rob Hirschfeld, OpenStack)
- Jérôme Petazzoni on the breathtaking growth of Docker (Richard Morrell interviews Jérôme Petazzoni, Docker)
- Getting kids interested in programming, robotics, and engineering (Jason Baker interviews Arun Gupta, Red Hat and Devoxx4Kids)
- On a mission to digitize and share the world’s visual history (Robin Muilwijk interviews Thomas Smith, Project Gado)
- The challenges of Open edX's large and complex codebase (Travis Kepley interviews David Baumgold, Open edX)