Latest News from Teaching Open Source
- In progress — POSSE in San Francisco April 22, 2017 We’ve been here in the downtown Google offices in beautiful San Francisco for the past few days, exploring how to teach open source and incorporate humanitarian free and open source (HFOSS) project work into computer science and software engineering classes. We even escaped being part ...
- POSSE Alumna Named New Hampshire TechEducator April 5, 2017 Mihaela Sabin, a 2010 Professor’s Open Source Software Experience alumna has been recognized as New Hampshire’s TechEducator of the year. Congratulations Mihaela!!
- Hunter College Students Learning About Open Source April 2, 2017 In the fall 2016 semester, in the Computer Science Department at Hunter College, computer science majors and a few non-majors were exposed to the concept of open source software, open data, and HFOSS. To the best of my knowledge (and I have been teaching there ...
- Open source job opportunities grow at crisis groups April 1, 2017 Interesting article about the needs and opportunities in humanitarian open source development (HFOSS) — yet more reason to incorporate HFOSS: Open source job opportunities grow at crisis groups
- November POSSE at Red Hat in Raleigh November 18, 2016 Another successful Professors’ Open Source Software Experience (POSSE) was held at Red Hat headquarters, in Raleigh, NC from November 16-18, 2016. Participants came from Eastern Michigan University, California State Long Beach, Howard University and more. In fact, the entire CS department from Berea College was in ...
- HFOSS Pathways Sprint January 8, 2016 Research has shown that students, and especially female students, are motivated by the ability to “do good”. Humanitarian FOSS (HFOSS) allows students to contribute to society while learning about open source tools and practices. The foss2serve team has received NSF funding to explore how to ...
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A fully open source satellite, new resources from the Linux Foundation, and more news
by robinmuilwijk on April 29, 2017 at 7:00 am
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the first open source satellite, The Linux Foundation's new IoT-focused group, and more. […]
The event of the year for community managers
by jhibbets on April 29, 2017 at 7:00 am
The Community Leadership Summit is one of my favorite events to attend each year. This annual gathering of community leaders is happening in Austin, Texas, on […]
Top 5: Learn to code, innovative uses for C#, machine learning, and more
by Jason van Gumster on April 28, 2017 at 3:15 pm
In this week's Top 5, we have a whole heaping bucket of programmery goodness. We're controlling clouds, helping machines learn, using C#, discovering the best […]
6 ways to deal with difficult conversations: Share how you measure success
by stormy.peters on April 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Help us collect community knowledge by blogging about the weekly community management theme. Blog posts are due the following Thursday after each new […]
Creative Commons: 1.2 billion strong and growing
by bcotton on April 28, 2017 at 2:55 pm
"The state of the commons is strong." The 2016 State of the Commons report, issued by Creative Commons this morning, does not begin with those words, but it […]