Via Dru Lavigne:
More info at http://www.osbr.ca/ojs/index.php/osbr
The June issue of the OSBR is now available in PDF and HTML formats at
http://www.osbr.ca. The editorial theme this month is "women in open source"
and the authors include:
Rikki Kite of Linux Pro Magazine discusses the editorial theme.
Cathy Malmrose, CEO of ZaReason, introduces women who make a variety of
contributions to open source from all corners of the world. She also shares
interviews with Belinda Lopez, Training Project Manager for Canonical;
Brenda Wallace, well-know blogger from New Zealand; and Andreia Gaita,
Mono/Moonlight developer from Portugal.
Cat Allman, Developer Relations Specialist for the Open Source Programs
Office at Google, discusses Google's efforts to reach out to the F/LOSS
community, and she talks about their efforts to mentor high school and
college students through the Google Highly Open Participation Contest and
Google Summer of Code (GSoC).
Angela Byron, Senior Web Consultant at Lullabot and former GSoC
participant, explains how fostering a healthy community around open source
projects leads to better code.
Emma Jane Hogbin, Web developer and consultant, shares her experience with
giving back to the community and explains how it is helping her open source
business expand and gain new revenue streams.
Audrey Eschright, developer for Elevated Code and co-chair of the Open
Source Bridge conference, offers an example of how to organize an open
source project to encourage community development, and she suggests some
tools that can make collaboration easier.
Stormy Peters, Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation, provides an
overview of the community around the foundation and offers a look toward the
future of the GNOME desktop environment.
Melanie Groves VonFange, an open source advocate, uses BSD as an example
when looking at what role open source advocacy plays in increasing open
Selena Deckelmann, PostSQL specialist and co-chair of the Open Source
Bridge conference, tells how the Portland open source community has
increased participation by women and how other communities can benefit from
Amanda McPherson, Vice President of Marketing and Developer Programs of the
Linux Foundation, asks "So Are You a Contributor?" She also talks about
Linux Foundation efforts to encourage a culture of inclusion.
The editorial theme for the upcoming July issue of the OSBR is
"collaboration" and the guest editor will be Stephen Huddart from the J. W.
McConnell Family Foundation. Submissions are due by June 20--contact the
Editor if you are interested in a submission.
Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,
Editor, Open Source Business Resource
Open Source Business Resource