"Vizio isn’t some wide-eyed teen, randomly copying code they found from GitHub without understanding the implications. This is a multi-billion dollar company that absolutely should know better..."
What a great read, congratulations Slavina!: "Still, it seems more like a far-away dream than something that could actually materialize."
We at @conservancy filed suit as a purchaser of TVs to stand up for #copyleft. There was no source or offer for source even after we'd been working w/them for a long time on older products. Copyleft can help us take control of our tech in a meaningful way, it's a huge benefit to consumers.
@o0karen0o the one and only software company I ever worked for made me actually figure out abfix for a very key problem they were having, for free, without me knowing ofc. I only got to understand what it was for when I got to work on the absolute spaghetti of the codebase, and only now do I think of it as two weeks of unpaid labour, after reading this toot.
I wrote up a blogpost about how we handled our last hire. I really think more orgs and companies should do the same and pay people for their time when they are required to do extensive interviewing for a position.
✨ Outreachy is hiring a community manager. ✨ You will communicate with @outreachy applicants, interns, and mentors. Open mailbox with raised flag You will work remotely for 30 to 40 hours per week.
Please apply by Oct 31!
I am all for meeting people where they are, but at this point, if you're an expert in these issues enough to be running a conference on these topics and still using Zoom you just aren't trying, and you are comfortable broadcasting that you don't really care.
Some alums responded on twitter for anyone who is interested: https://twitter.com/o0karen0o/status/1443300926526197763 . For alums reading this on the fediverse but not responding, you may not have news to share here but you are really awesome <3
📢 Amazing Job Alert 📢
Hey y'all, we're hiring a Lead Engineer at Terraso (Terraso.org)!
We're looking for someone to help assemble a suite of #opensource tools to help farmers, conservationists, land restorers, and generally all the superheroes who are going to save the world.
Not a lot of people have applied for the senior position. Boosts very much appreciated!
Apparently confirmed that Sonic Colors Ultimate uses Godot 3 https://twitter.com/reduzio/status/1430971004776505348
> Seems the game was leaked and the contents analyzed and there is no doubt it uses Godot now.
GPL enforcement isn't usually fun and games... enter @RealSexyCyborg
My student @salt just gave a great talk on his master's thesis work on "Resilience in FLOSS: Do founder decisions impact development activity after crisis events?" at #Debian'w #Debconf21: https://debconf21.debconf.org/talks/24-resilience-in-floss-do-founder-decisions-impact-development-activity-after-crisis-events/
I'm hiring a #community strategist for our new GovStack initiative that helps builds standards and reference models for #OpenSource software platforms and stacks that will speed governments' digital transformation efforts.
If you've got experience leading software dev communities, and you're ready to help make the world a better place, this just may be the perfect #job for you.
Fully remote with focus hours in Europe/Africa time zones. Details:
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