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Doing Good Data Science

There has been a lot of healthy discussion about data ethics lately. We want to be clear: that discussion is good, and necessary. But it’s also not the biggest problem we face. We already have good standards for data ethics. The ACM’s code of ethics, which dates back to 1993, is clear, concise, and...
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OS Summit
Register now for Open Source Summit NA and save $300 through June 17.

First Keynotes Announced for Open Source Summit North America – Register Now & Save $300

Join us in Vancouver in August for 250+ educational sessions covering the latest technologies and topics in open source, and hear from industry experts including keynotes from: Ajay Agrawal, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Expert, Author of Prediction Machines, and Founder, The...
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How to Measure the Impact of your Open Source Project

Conventional metrics of open source projects lack the power to predict their impact. The bad news is, there is no significant correlation between open source activity metrics and project impact. The good news? There are paths forward. Let's start with some questions: How do you measure the impact...
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Maximizing Value from Open Source Testing Frameworks

Open source-based testing acceleration is a new use case in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation, which is Gartner’s recognition that QA teams are increasingly using open source tools and frameworks. It has become evident that no industry is immune to market disruption,...
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Manual Work Is a Bug: Always Be Automating

Let me tell you about two systems administrators I know. Both were overloaded, busy IT engineers. Both had many repetitive tasks to do. Both wanted to automate these tasks. After observing these two people for a year, I noticed that one made a lot of progress, while the other one didn't. It wasn't...
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Automotive Linux
Hear from industry leaders at Automotive Linux Summit and Open Source Summit Japan, happening in Tokyo June 20-22.

Keynotes Announced for Automotive Linux Summit & OS Summit Japan

The first round of keynotes for Automotive Linux Summit & Open Source Summit Japan have been announced. Join us June 20 – 22, 2018 in Tokyo to hear from these speakers and more: Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger Dan Cauchy, Executive Director, Automotive Grade Linux Seiji Goto, ...
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FOSSA: Open-Sourcing Open Source License Management

No one ever became a programmer so they could mange open-source licenses. But, that's what many developers must do these days. Black Duck Software, the open-source software logistics and legal solutions provider, and North Bridge found in 2015 that 66 percent of companies create open-source...
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PGP
We continue our series on practical PGP with a look at signed tags and signed commits, which help verify that your repository has not been tampered with.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 6: Using PGP with Git

In this tutorial series, we're providing practical guidelines for using PGP, including basic concepts and generating and protecting your keys.  If you missed the previous articles, you can catch up below. In this article, we look at Git's integration with PGP, starting with signed tags, then...
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Automotive LInux
Share your knowledge and expertise with industry-leading developers, architects and executives at Automotive Linux Summit and Open Source Summit Japan. Submit your proposal by March 18.

Speak at Automotive Linux Summit & OS Summit Japan — 4 Days Left to Submit a Proposal

Automotive Linux Summit (ALS) connects the developers, vendors, and users driving innovation in Automotive Linux. Co-located with Open Source Summit Japan, ALS will gather over 1,000 attendees from global companies leading and accelerating the development and adoption of a fully open software stack...
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4 Themes From the Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS)

This week we attended The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS) in Sonoma. Over the past three decades infrastructure open source software (OSS) has evolved from Linux and the Apache web server to touching almost every component of the infrastructure stack. We see OSS’s widespread...
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