Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Conferences and Performances

10 May 2017, 9:59 a.m.

OSCON, For a Single Day

I'm going to be at OSCON in Austin, Texas to represent Zulip in the Open Source Alley tomorrow (Thursday) 10am-4:30pm. Please consider coming by and getting a demo, or just talking with us about Python …

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07 Feb 2017, 10:18 a.m.

Upcoming Talks

I happened upon the New York state Assembly's website last week,* and noticed an upcoming hearing about "Government oversight of forensic science laboratories" (PDF), hearing oral testimony by invitation only. I wondered: Who's on the …

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23 May 2016, 10:02 a.m.

Two OSCON Conversations, And A Trip Report Between Them

Conversation the last night of OSCON, reconstructed from memory: "So, Neil Young --" "The singer-songwriter?" "Yeah." "Man, what a white guy name." "Are you impugning Neil Young? That man sells organic eggs at the farmer's …

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21 Mar 2016, 17:20 p.m.

Two Conferences, Three Talks

Last week I took the train to Atlanta to speak at the Great Wide Open conference, which I'd never visited before. I particularly appreciated the chance to share my lessons learned with an audience that …

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21 Mar 2016, 16:58 p.m.

What Is Maintainership?

Yesterday, at my first LibrePlanet conference, I delivered a somewhat impromptu five-minute lightning talk, "What is maintainership? Or, approaches to filling management skill gaps in free software". I spoke without a script, and what follows …

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19 Feb 2016, 17:50 p.m.

What Should We Stop Doing? (FLOSS Community Metrics Meeting keynote)

"What should we stop doing?": written version of a keynote address by Sumana Harihareswara, delivered at the FLOSS Community Metrics Meeting just before FOSDEM, 29 January 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. Slide deck is a 14-page …

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19 Feb 2016, 17:10 p.m.

Comparing Codes of Conduct to Copyleft Licenses (My FOSDEM Speech)

"Comparing codes of conduct to copyleft licenses": written notes for a talk by Sumana Harihareswara, delivered in the Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom at FOSDEM, 31 January 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. Video recording available. Condensed …

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21 Jan 2016, 10:00 a.m.

Risk Mitigation

Next week I'm headed to Belgium for my first Free and Open Source Developers' European Meeting. I'll give two talks. I'm excited, because it'll be a chance to listen, learn, influence, introduce myself to potential …

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20 Jan 2016, 11:56 a.m.

Several Upcoming Talks

I'm preparing several talks to deliver at open source technology conferences this winter and spring. I'll be at FOSDEM in Brussels later this month giving two talks: On Friday, January 29th, at the FLOSS Community …

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27 Jul 2015, 14:00 p.m.

Slides & Code from HTTP Can Do That?!

My slides are up, as is demonstration code, from "HTTP Can Do That?!", my talk at Open Source Bridge last month. I am pleased to report that something like a hundred people crowded into the …

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