Category Archives: Teaching Open Source

The UMass Amherst ICT Summit

When you’re asked to open an event and the previous year’s special guest was none other than Nolan Bushnell, well, you don’t say no. Attending the summit was a rare privilege – an opportunity to spend the day in an … Continue reading

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Thoughts on POSSCON

Yet another post in the spirit of better late than never. This year’s Palmetto Open Source Software Conference (POSSCON) was my first time attending, and I have to admit that it was quite different than many conferences I’ve attended in … Continue reading

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Feeling the Love: Open Source Documentation Survey

I’ve been a big fan of Dr. Heidi Ellis since we met at the first annual Humanitarian FOSS Symposium. We happened to cross paths last week at the UMass Amherst ICT Summit and she noted that one of her students … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Humanitarian FOSS Symposium

I had the privilege last week of attending the 3rd Annual HFOSS Symposium in Dallas, TX, meeting up with many old friends and making some new ones. The event brought together some of the most well known figures in the … Continue reading

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Students: Submit Poster Sessions to the Upcoming Humanitarian FOSS Symposium

Just a quick note to let all my student friends know that the Humanitarian FOSS Symposium is providing travel grants and registration fee waivers to students whose posters are accepted for presentation at the conference. Instructions and poster submission form … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software Symposium

I’ve been fortunate enough to speak at the annual Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) Symposium in both 2009 and 2010, and I’m certainly hoping to be able to attend once again this year. The HFOSS Symposium brings together … Continue reading

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Three Weeks In: Life at the Open Source Lab

The news about the new job has already hit the Internets, but I haven’t taken the time to update my blog yet. I’m thrilled to be working at Oregon State University’s Open Source Lab as an Open Source Outreach Manager. … Continue reading

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