News Category: Open Source Practices

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SPDX
SPDX License Identifiers can be used to indicate relevant license information at any level, from package to the source code file level.

Solving License Compliance at the Source: Adding SPDX License IDs

Accurately identifying the license for open source software is important for license compliance. However, determining the license can sometimes be difficult due to a lack of information or ambiguous information. Even when there is some licensing information present, a lack of consistent ways of...
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OSSummit
The Linux Foundation’s Jim Zemlin welcomes attendees to Open Source Summit in Vancouver.

The Linux Foundation: Accelerating Open Source Innovation

The Linux Foundation’s job is to create engines of innovation and enable the gears of those engines to spin faster, said Executive Director Jim Zemlin, in opening remarks at Open Source Summit in Vancouver. Examples of how the organization is driving innovation across industries can be seen in...
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What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Speaking Internationally

Everyone has a different process and traveling habits, but here are some things I’ve learned the hard way over the seven years I’ve spoken abroad. Tailor your talk according to your audience I gave one of my first serious international talks in London, when I still worked at Esri. I was used to...
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Diversity Empowerment Summit provides insights, ideas, and examples to help open source projects and professionals adopt inclusive practices.

Diversity Empowerment Summit Highlights Importance of Allies

Diversity and inclusion are hot topics as projects compete to attract more talent to power development efforts now as well as build their ranks to carry the projects into the future. The Diversity Empowerment Summit co-located with Open Source Summit coming up in Vancouver August 29-31, will offer...
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4 Tips for Successful Remote 1-1s

Team dynamics are complicated enough even when everyone can grab lunch together. It’s often the “relationship” side of your team that will need some different techniques in a remote setting. If you’re a manager, building strong relationships with your direct reports is paramount for both their...
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Hollywood Gets its Own Open Source Foundation

Open source is everywhere now, so maybe it’s no surprise that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (yes, the organization behind the Oscars) today announced that it has partnered with the Linux Foundation to launch the Academy Software Foundation, a new open source foundation for...
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Guy Martin, Director, Open@Autodesk, explains how Autodesk consumes and contributes to open source.

Guy Martin: Open Source Strategy at Autodesk

Companies today can’t get away with not using open source, says Guy Martin, Director, Open@Autodesk, who recently sat down with us for a deep dive into Autodesk’s engagement with and contributions to the open source community. “Like any company… we consume a lot of open source,” said Martin, “I was...
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OS Summit
Check out the first round of keynotes for Open Source Summit and ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe, coming up October 22-24 in Edinburgh.

First Round of Keynotes Announced for Open Source Summit and ELC + OpenIoT Summit Europe

Announcing the first round of keynote speakers for Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit Europe! Keynotes include: Patrick Ball, Director of Research, Human Rights Data Analysis Group Eric Berlow, Co-Founder, Chief Science Officer, Vibrant Data Inc. Linus Torvalds, ...
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Open Source Summit
Check out the co-located events at Open Source Summit, including Kubernetes training & more!

Open Source Summit Features 11 Co-Located Events, Kubernetes Training, Security Summit, LF Deep Learning Workshops & More

What makes attending Open Source Summit so valuable? The people who attend, and the sharing of information that transpires when 2,000 open source leaders from around the globe gather to work together to transform technology. In addition to education opportunities stemming from 250+ conference...
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Michelle Noorali
Michelle Noorali, Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft, says meeting people at open source events helps her better understand how they are using cloud-native tools.

Michelle Noorali: Helping Users and Developers Consume Open Source

Open source events create the best interaction points between developers and users, and one person you’re likely to meet at these events is Michelle Noorali, one of the most visible and recognizable faces in one of the biggest open source communities: Kubernetes. Most modern software development,...
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