Video killed the radio star

One of the personal experiments I'm considering in 2015 is a conscious movement away from video-based participation in open source communities. There are a number of »

Minimum Viable Product

This week in class I was discussing the value of thinking in terms of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), and how open source tends to favour »

How to encourage contributors

One of the techniques I've used over the years in teaching open source is to invite core members of the projects we're working within to come »

CDOT Planet Blog Feed Cleanup

In recent days our CDOT Blog Planet has begun having issues. Chris was able to determine that we have many feed URLs that are no longer »

Introducing MakeDrive

I've been lax in my blogging for the past number of months (apologies). I've had my head down in a project that's required all of my »

blog.humphd.org

Last week I finally made some time to rebuild my blog. The server it ran on died in the fall, and I haven't had the time »