It's a problem that the tech industry struggles with in general, and OpenStack is no different: How do we create an environment that is open, inviting, and friendly to women, and how do we get more women involved?
Michael DeHaan is the guy who created, in his own words, "that Ansible thing." A lot of the things the system administrator do on a regular basis aren't that interesting. DeHaan wants people in these positions to be able to spend more time on doing things that are creative and interesting, and... Read more
Jen Wike Huger, Content Manager for Opensource.com, presents on how the Opensource.com team, the Community Moderators, and other contributors are building a premier storytelling platform for the open source community.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: September 22 - 26, 2014.
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com: September 5, 2014.
Paying talented developers to write high quality code isn't cheap; why on Earth would you then turn around and give that code to your competitors? Turns out, there's probably a competitive advantage in doing so.
On stage at this year's Great Wide Open conference, Steven Klabnik made a sobering proclamation. "We have completely failed non-programmers and their ability to use computers," he said. Klabnik works for marketplace payment company Balanced, where he is—and how awesome is this?—Philosopher in... Read more
Kaitlin Thaney is the Director of Mozilla’s Science Lab and an open science advocate. Her work in this space began with John Wilbanks building the science wing of Creative Commons (formerly known as “Science Commons”). Their focus was on crafting the infrastructure, policy and advocacy for Open... Read more
Kaltura Connect is all about online video. From June 13-18 in New York City, 1,000+ attendees including developers, experts, thoughts leaders and executives from small businesses to global enterprises, universities, and educational organizations will gather to join insightful sessions, workshops,... Read more
Opensource.com community manager Jason Hibbets interviewed Angie Byron, a Drupal core co-maintainer, about the latest version of this open source content management system. What can we expect from Drupal 8?