Author Archives: Leslie Hawthorn

Meet the Community DevRoom Speakers (vol. 1)

Introducing two speakers for the FOSDEM 2018 Community DevRoom, Deb Nicholson and Mike McQuaid Continue reading

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Meet the Community DevRoom Program Committee

In case you missed it, you can submit to the FOSDEM Community DevRoom Call for Papers until 27 November. Laura Czajkowski and I are thrilled to be co-organizing the Community DevRoom at FOSDEM once again. If you’ve never put on … Continue reading

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Community DevRoom at FOSDEM 2018

tl;dr You can find full details of the FOSDEM 2018 Community DevRoom CFP on Laura’s blog.

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The Weekly Writing Update

A bit late, but better late than never. I didn’t get any writing done for this blog last week, but I did complete an interview for the Geek Feminism Blog on the #LABHR experiment and on Getting Started in Open … Continue reading

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Why I am a Member of the Open Source Initiative

And you should be, too. Full disclosure: I sit on the Board of the Open Source Initiative and am running for reelection in 2015. My board seat is a volunteer position and I receive no financial compensation for this work. … Continue reading

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A Place to Hang Your Hat

On getting many good things done. And no one knows you’re doing any of it. tl;dr: If someone has volunteered to help your project, take the time to write a 2-3 sentence summary of what they did to help. You … Continue reading

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My Reflections on 2014

Things I Learned During Last Year’s Digital Detox and Promises I’m Making to Myself I promised myself that I’d write more, and actually deliver on that promise to myself. Turns out the first piece is pretty personal, and I am … Continue reading

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