The data fiend’s dilemma

I’ve got a confession. My addiction to data might have gone too far. About 6 months ago, I became more focused on health and fitness and began to center my lifestyle around running. I began to eat better. I started to work out 6 times a week. I ran anywhere from 4 to 6 times … Continue reading The data fiend’s dilemma

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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

6 non-code contributions you can make to open source

Originally published on OpenSource.com. Contribute to open source! It’ll look great on your resume! It’s gratifying work! You may have heard people make these statements, or ones similar to them, numerous times throughout your career. They’re not wrong—contributing to open source is a rewarding endeavor in multiple dimensions—but, when software engineers advise other software engineers … Continue reading 6 non-code contributions you can make to open source