That Time I Quit Twitter (Week 1)

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)

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So you wanna open source a project, eh?

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?

How To Create A Welcoming and Inclusive Open Source Space

Originally published on OpenSource.com. In a 2013 survey, 11% of contributors to free and open source software identified as women. But perhaps the future looks brighter? We can answer this question by examining the participation of women in Google Summer of Code, a program that provides a stipend for post-secondary school students to contribute to … Continue reading How To Create A Welcoming and Inclusive Open Source Space