hacking

How to understand your team's irrational behavior

Lightning talk: Hacking humans
Jono Bacon describes a singular passion that motivates his career in open source: "Figuring out how we can build strong, inclusive, effective...Read more

9 productivity hacks of a tech leader

Red Hat CEO on productivity
There are two components of productivity—doing the right things and doing those things efficiently. If you want to maximize your productivity, start...Read more

How to teach hacking in school and open up education

Whatever you may have heard about hackers, the truth is they do something really, really well: discover. Hackers are motivated, resourceful, and...Read more

Dries Buytaert keynote: Drupal more than content management

DrupalCon Portland 2013
I arrived a few minutes early to the main hall of the Oregon Convention Center in preparation for Drupalcon's opening keynote by Dries Buytaert . A...Read more

Civic coding strengthens open source skills

civic hacking in government
I’ve been thinking a bit too much lately about GitHub and Drupal.org . More broadly, I’ve had my mind on open source + community. Sometimes this is...Read more

Big data in modern biology

open science beaker
There is now no question that genomics, the study of the genomes of organisms and a field that includes intensive efforts to determine the entire DNA...Read more

Open source cufflinks, space station notification, and other last-minute Father's Day ideas

Sunday is Father's Day in many parts of the world, and while it's never too late to pick up another tie for good ol' dad (the 8-bit version is always...Read more

How hackerspaces make any city an open source city

At SCaLE 9x, Leigh Honeywell gave a keynote on the history and future hackerspaces. ( Watch the video. ) She provided a history of the hackerspace...Read more