recite the FSF four freedoms 3) Contributed before git was cool 4) Are active on IRC 5) Care about your community GitHub Generation of open source Recently learned FSF & OSI are different See git as the lingua franca of tech Active everywhere but IRC Care about your community Me @mbbroberg
Proprietary virtualization community • Joining a proprietary code sharing site • Open source on a proprietary OS • Open core startups • Growing communities on GitHub • Open source communities • Opensource.com • A maturing obsession with licenses My path was not one of open source @mbbroberg
non-player characters in the game are easier on you than they would be otherwise. The default barriers for completions of quests are lower. Your leveling-up thresholds come more quickly. You automatically gain entry to some parts of the map that others have to work for. The game is easier to play, automatically, and when you need help, by default it’s easier to get.” Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is by John Scalzi @mbbroberg
• Conversational • Accessible • The regulars • A low profile • Playful mood • Home away from home Thanks Jory Burson "your third place is where you relax in public, where you encounter familiar faces and make new acquaintances."
Devroom leads! This is such an honor. ◂ To the Mozilla team for inspiring research on this topic. ◂ To Jory Burson for inspiration on the third place. ◂ To the Opensource.com team for their support. If you’re interested in sharing your open source story there, DM me! ◂ Presentation template by Slidesgo, icons by Flaticon. @mbbroberg
month 2. Publishing articles on anything with a strong open source story 3. Staff available to coach authors on telling great stories 4. Top articles in Linux, Python, Rust, Kubernetes, and open source news 5. An ever-evolving community of active participants Interested in writing with us? Go to Opensource.com/writers (or at me! @mbbroberg)