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Audrey Eschright

Audrey Eschright
Editor, Recompiler Media


Audrey is a Ruby developer, community organizer, and crafty geek based in Portland, OR. She works for Elevated Rails, a software consultancy. She is also a board member for Legion of Tech, an umbrella organization for several local technology events, and an active member of the Portland Ruby Brigade, and Dorkbot PDX.

Her other activities include knitting, photography, and geeking out on the meaning of location in a highly-networked world.


Location: E146 Level: Novice
Audrey Eschright (Recompiler Media), Selena Deckelmann (PostgreSQL), Michael Dexter (The BSD Fund), Sulamita Garcia (Intel)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
The open source movement is global, but interesting and exciting things happen at the local scale too. In this panel, community organizers will talk about the social and technological tools they use to to gather, collaborate, and learn. Read more.
Emerging Topics
Location: Portland 252 Level: Intermediate
Dawn Foster (Pivotal), Danese Cooper (NearForm), Allison Randal (Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Open Source Initiative), Audrey Eschright (Recompiler Media), Sulamita Garcia (Intel), Nnenna Nwakanma (NNENNA.ORG), Stormy Peters (Red Hat), Silona Bonewald (Hyperledger), Erinn Clark (.), Zaheda Bhorat (Amazon Web Services)
Given the open source movement, the popularity of social networks, and new tools for collaboration, more people are looking for ways to build community. The Art of Community came about because we wanted to write a book about community using a wiki so that a community could grow around the book. A different author leads each chapter, and you will hear from many of them during these lightning talks. Read more.
OSCON 2008