Metrics. Measures. How high? How low? How fast? How slow? Ever since the dawn of humankind, we've had an innate and insatiable desire to measure and compare. We started with the Egyptian cubit and the Mediterranean traders' grain in the 3rd millennium BC. Today we have clicks per second, likes, app... Read more
OpenWest has reached the size of 1500 attendees without having to import attendees or big name speakers, relying purely on its regional tech communities.
A common piece of advice thrown around in tech circles is to "get involved," but what does that mean, exactly?
Open source communities can be very friendly places, but there are right and wrong ways to ask for help.
In this interview, Trishna Guha explains how an open source community in India taught her to become a successful developer.
Jay Turner gives tips for attracting and maintaining an open source community around networking.
This month Safia answers questions about how to move from a proprietary software background into open source, and how to pick a license for a new open source project.
One of the many great keynotes given at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year was by Rod Martin of Mautic, creator of marketing automation software.
Tessa Mero and Guy Martin kick off CLS 2016 with how to lead an open source project and how to select the right tools for the culture.
Dear Safia, I work in a research laboratory facility and I've developed some open source tools to interact with research equipment. After doing some Googling, I discovered that there were multiple open source projects that did the same thing with various degrees of completion and complexity. I... Read more