open source communities

Funding open source projects makes good business sense

Open community, gardeners and food co-op
All communities—not just the ones businesses depend on—deserve companies' attention.Read more

Plant volunteers, grow an organization: an interview with Stormy Peters

As part of our OSCON speaker interview series, Stormy Peters talks about the current state of community management and where it's going.Read more

Why change is hard for any open source community

From the Apache Quill series: A lightning talk recap about how the Apache Foundation has always done things a certain way at ApacheCon Budapest by...Read more

8 ways to contribute to open source without writing code

Open source projects are ecosystems and need more than code to be successful, here are eight ways to participate in an open source project.Read more

Marathon communities like open source communities

In 490 BC the Greek army defeated the first Persian invasion at the battle of Marathon . Legend says that the courier Pheidippides was dispatched to...Read more

Steps to diversity in your open source group

Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she's learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of...Read more

Participation value and sustainability through the lens of American Idol

open source communities
Whether in the US or abroad, most everyone is familiar with American Idol . While not an open source project or community, American Idol is a good...Read more

Pidora: The Raspberry Pi Fedora remix

Pidora
Raspberry Pi hackers now have a new OS option built by the The Seneca Centre for Development of Open Technology (CDOT). Pidora is a Fedora remix...Read more