Could you use Blender to teach kids to code? This group has.
One of Mozilla's senior engineering program managers, Larissa Brown Shapiro, wants to show us how mentoring in tech communities can be rewarding for both parties. She plans to give two talks on the subject at the practical tech conference, LISA15: Being the Bridge Builder and Explicit Invitation.
In this interview, we chat with Ian Lewis of Google about his upcoming talk at OpenStack Summit Tokyo, "In a world of ephemeral containers, how do we keep track of things?"
GitHub's Brandon Keepers shares some interesting insights into constraints developers face and how they account for these through transparency, participation, and collaboration.
The Python Software Foundation's (PSF) Director Carol Willing will be mentoring coders for OpenHatch and the Systers' Volunteer Management System. Learn more about these projects, and the PSF's role at Grace Hopper this year, in this interview.
We caught up with All Things Open co-presenters Guy Martin and Nithya Ruff to hear about their talk, "Many ways to move the needle in open source."
In this interview Rose Robinson talks with me about Systers' participation in the Open Source Day Codeathon taking place at the Grace Hopper Conference (GHC) in Houston, Texas this year—where attendence will hit record numbers.
Diversity has a new full-time ally. Marina Zhurakhinskaya recently won an O'Reilly award for her work in diversity for free and open source software (FOSS), and she just successfully created a new position for diversity at Red Hat.
In June, author and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst appeared on an episode of theCUBE, where he shared his thoughts on leading an open organization and the future of organizational decision making.
Computer science courses at universities are great at teaching algorithms, basic principles, and the theoretical foundation of computing. While these are essential for broader grasp of the discipline, graduates often find themselves lacking the practical skills needed by companies in their day-to-... Read more