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Why conference organizers should care about accessibility
If you're planning a conference in a public space in the United States, then ADA-level accessibility is pretty much a given, especially in any facility built since 1990. But there are things you can do to close the gaps for disabled attendees.
2 comments Posted 30 Jun 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Information security for small organizations
At OSCON 2016, Kelsey Gilmore-Innis gave a talk on how her small nonprofit has done some creative thinking about security.
0 comments Posted 29 Jun 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
A 5 step plan for making sure new contributors have a positive experience
You've got your first swing at the project up on GitHub; you've been promoting it and have some new contributors coming around. Now, how do you keep them?
0 comments Posted 12 Jun 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
3 alternatives to resumes for hiring talent
Hiring is not a filtering problem anymore, it's a sourcing problem.
0 comments Posted 25 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
How to make a culture change at your company
Barry O'Reilly gave a talk about how to push through change in an enterprise at Cultivate prior to OSCON 2016.
0 comments Posted 24 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
7 ways to make new contributors feel welcome
Sumana Harihareswara and Maria Naggaga gave back-to-back talks at OSCON 2016 on how we can build our communities and get more contributors
4 comments Posted 22 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Open source at your company? 6 questions your manager will ask
Christian Grail gave a talk at OSCON 2016 titled: "How to convince your manager to go open source."
1 comment Posted 21 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery
The OpenAPS project is a simplified Artificial Pancreas System (APS) designed to automatically adjust an insulin pump's basal insulin delivery to keep blood glucose (BG) in a safe range overnight and between meals.
1 comment Posted 20 May 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
The new open source: Money, corporations, and identity
Danese Cooper, head of open source for PayPal, spoke to during the Day 2 OSCON morning keynotes about the sustainability of open source.
0 comments Posted 20 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
The most important skill you need as a leader
Eric McNulty opened up the first day of Cultivate this year, the annual pre-conference event before OSCON.
0 comments Posted 20 May 2016 by Nicole C. Engard Feed

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