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Plone is one of the oldest open source Python communities that still releases today. Despite a decade of trials and tribulations, the community is stronger than ever thanks to a unique Python subculture that is passed from "generation to generation". This talk will cover 10 lessons over 10 years on nurturing an open source community that builds character in addition to software.
Many have speculated about why there are so few women in free and open source software. GNOME, in its Outreach Program for Women, addresses many of these issues with impressive success at attracting and then retaining talented women. 10 other organizations have now joined the OPW. In this talk, Karen will discuss why this Program is necessary and why it has been so successful.
Internationally acclaimed public speaker Paul Fenwick talks
about depression: What it is, why it sucks, and his own personal
experiences in battling it. Drawing from a diverse range of fields,
Paul provides insights into the bugs that may exist in your brain, and
how some aspects of digital society may even make them worse.
You're a fantastic developer/coder of all trades/project manager/designer/sysadmin - but you want to be able to do a little more. What's your strategy for being able to choose your next level up?
We’ll review: strategic and tactical steps, choosing your adventure and acting on it from both a business perspective of a 'career track' as well as ways to be able to participate through open source.
In this talk, we'll bring you up to date and answer your questions about the various open source projects at Google. Additionally, Shawn Pearce will update you on Git and Gerrit code review. If you care about the future of Git as a client, you should make time for this talk.
A discussion of community building from a psychological perspective. How to recruit people into your project, external and internal motivations, what people regret, self-fulfilling prophecies, confirmation bias, and more.