Ok procrastinators, it's your moment to shine! The #CopyleftConf CFP is open until the end of today (November 17th) anywhere on earth, so get those last minute proposals in. https://2020.copyleftconf.org/program/call-for-proposals
With great power comes, great responsibility and.... 🥁🥁🥁 more governance! Let's talk about governance at large copyleft projects at #CopyleftConf -- submit your talk by the end of November 17th, AOE. https://2020.copyleftconf.org/program/call-for-proposals
We've got a whole list of ideas here but if you want to get into something that's not on the list? Step right up! If you're interested, then maybe others are too! Just step up quickly -- bc the CFP closes this Sunday. https://2020.copyleftconf.org/program/call-for-proposals
Ethics is an absolutely critical topic for FOSS, so we added a new topic to the #CopyleftConf CFP this year, "How copyleft fits in with other efforts to build ethical technology" If you've got thoughts on that, we would love to hear them. https://2020.copyleftconf.org/program/call-for-proposals
Shotwell was originally developed by a nonprofit organization and is now maintained by the community. Rothschild should not be harassing GNOME with its frivolous claim. We fully support GNOME and encourage others to do the same. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/oct/23/shotwellsuit/
Two companies have begun a fight regarding GPL compliance, yet neither complies with GPL's most basic provisions. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/oct/02/cambium-ubiquiti-gpl-violations/ #gplcompliance
My team is hiring for a bunch of open positions, all remote! I will also be interviewing for other teams in my org 😄
🇺🇲 Senior SRE: https://us-redhat.icims.com/jobs/69642/senior-software-engineer-and-site-reliability-engineer/job
🇺🇲 SRE: https://us-redhat.icims.com/jobs/73140/software-engineer%2c-sre/job
🇦🇺 Senior SRE: https://global-redhat.icims.com/jobs/73297/software-engineer---site-reliability-engineering/job
🇺🇲 SRE Manager: https://us-redhat.icims.com/jobs/73404/software-engineering-manager%2c-site-reliability-engineering-(sre)-%26-emerging-cloud-services/job
"I feel we can’t continue to have a formal association with the FSF or the GNU project when its main voice in the world is saying things that hurt this aim."
The fight for diversity, equality and inclusion is the fight for software freedom. Our movement will only be successful if it includes everyone. RMS does not speak for these values.
Saying goodbye to @outreachy, GSoC and other interns, looking back at how much code's been written and looking forward to some great #FOSS events this fall with member project communities and staff. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/sep/11/august-roundup/
Is there such a thing as "annoyance capitalism?" Some companies make their websites and customer service so bad that it often feels like a conscious business decision and then you find out you can pay more to get less terrible service. I feel like there must be a benign sounding double-speak name for this phenomena.
SpinachCon in the home of spanakopita! If you're at GUADEC, swing by for UX testing and snacks! https://schedule.guadec.org/bofs/320
Are you at DebConf? Catch our Director of Community Operations tomorrow morning at 10am, where she'll be talking about #freesoftware and utopia. https://debconf19.debconf.org/talks/88-free-softwareutopia/
Director of Community Ops at Software Freedom Conservancy -- I also like noisy music and tasty food.
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