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Attracting and retaining women in technology is critical for continued innovation in technology. Nicole outlines concrete steps based on creating role model ladders that will absolutely help any organization get and keep women in technology.
A good API encourages developers to use it and share it with others. Each successful API usage leads to greater engagement and more contributions from developers. The bottom line is that if you want to share your APIs with your customers in a concise and consistent way for greater user experience, documentation is essential.
We all have our favorite speakers—people who captivate our imagination, take over our thoughts, and leave us thinking about the world in a new way. But even the best speakers are amateurs compared to the masters of capturing minds. Tim shares tips from the greatest public speakers of all time: dictators.
Open source communities often promote empathy as a way to foster openness and inclusion. Unfortunately, the very nature of empathy causes it to work against these goals. Jason explains why our communities need less empathy and more compassion-driven processes.
While we collectively build the future, it’s more critical than ever that we leverage all facets of human intelligence, creativity, and experience. Alice walks through an example of how she has created a system and space to harness the multiplicative benefits of attracting, hiring, and retaining diverse talent.
Stickers are serious business in open source communities, so I polled Opensource.com readers and found out what community members like (and don’t like) in a sticker, their “rules” for collecting and displaying them, and best practices for designing, ordering, and sharing project and community stickers. Find out what sticks out when it comes to stickers.
Technical interviews stink. White boarding, take-home exercises, and questionnaires produce mixed results and won’t help you learn everything you need. The time has come to do something different. James explores helpful ways to conduct better technical interviews that will benefit you and your candidates.
When asked, Kasey credits education, hard work, and luck for her success and mentions her children only if pressed. But it turns out that she’s learned a lot from being a mother. It’s a hard job, and like all hard jobs, the growth potential is huge. And it’s completely relevant to anyone in the working world. Who among us hasn’t seen a full-on toddler tantrum at the office?
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