OSCON

OSCON is the annual O'Reilly Open Source Convention. Read our growing collection of articles and speaker interviews.

Evangelizing open source: Interview with OSCON speaker Gabrielle Crevecoeur

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Interview with a technical evangelist at Microsoft specializing in open source development.Read more

5 open source programs for the automated teen's toolbox

5 open source programs for the automated teen's toolbox
At 14, Keila already has come a long way on her open source journey. In this interview, she talks about her favorite open source tools and how kids...Read more

Storming the government castle

OSCON 2016 interview with Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee
OSCON presenters Morgan Senkal and Kathy Lee explain obstacles to government adoption of open source software.Read more

Is your open source community optimized for contributors?

OSCON interview with Josh Matthews, Mozilla
Platform developer at Mozilla, Josh Matthews, shares a few tips for project management.Read more

Teaching teachers to teach open source

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Teaching students to participate in open source communities can be difficult. Teaching teachers to teach students to participate in open source...Read more

Technology so easy a lawyer can do it

Interview with Zoe Landon, Marketo
Computers process rules. Lawyers process rules. So why do lawyers have such a hard time with computers?Read more

How MongoDB motivates and inspires its developer community

How MongoDB motivates and inspires its developer community
Meghan Gill discusses the importance of volunteer leadership in MongoDB's open source community.Read more

Impostor syndrome and the Dunning-Kruger effect in communities

In this interview, OSCON 2016 speaker Jessica Rose explains the role the Dunning-Kruger effect plays in open source communities, and offers tips for...Read more