Captain's Log Week 2 Stardate 94590.25 This is the second edition of the Captain's Log, but more interestingly, the last edition that will come out in 2016. I thought I would take a moment to walk through some of the significant events that happened this year, the lessons learned, and my plans for the future. … Continue reading The One Where I Look to the Future (Week 2)
Captain's Log Week 1 Stardate 94571.09 Huzzah! It's the first-ever edition of the Captain's Log — a journey inside the mind of your favorite programmer/runner/conference speaker! I'm touching a ton of topics in this newsletter so I hope there is something there to satisfy all of your interests. This is the first edition and I haven't completely … Continue reading That Time I Quit Twitter (Week 1)
Since I’ve been in the open source ecosystem for a while, I get a lot of questions from individuals and companies about how to join the open source world. Some individuals are interested in making contributions to an open source project. I’ve written and spoken about this extensively, so I’ll discuss another form of involvement … Continue reading So you wanna open source a project, eh?
I tweet a lot about the actions that open source maintainers and contributors can take in order to make their open source projects more inclusive, welcoming, and healthy. But maintaining the health and inclusivity of an open source project is not a task that follows on contributors and maintainers — it falls on users as … Continue reading Open source: the other side of the contract