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Call for Answers: Survey About Task Assignment

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Professor Igor Steinmacher, from Northern Arizona University, is a proeminent researcher on several social dynamics in open source communities, like support of newcomers, gender bias, open sourcing proprietary software, and more. Some of his papers can de found in his website. Currently, Prof. Igor is inviting mentors from open source communities to answer a survey… [Read More]

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janeiro 21st, 2019 at 2:39 pm

LaKademy 2018

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Past October 2018, Florianópolis hosted the 6th edition of LaKademy, the Latin-American KDE sprint. That moment is an opportunity to put together several KDE developers – both veterans and newcomers – from different projects in order to work for improve their respective software and plan the promotional actions of the community in the subcontinent. In… [Read More]

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janeiro 5th, 2019 at 4:59 pm

Akademy 2018

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Look for your favorite KDE contributor at Akademy 2018 Group Photo This year I was in Vienna to attend Akademy 2018, the annual KDE world summit. It was my fourth Akademy after Berlin’2012 (in fact, Desktop Summit ), Brno’2014, and Berlin’2016 (together with QtCon). Interesting, I go to Akademy each 2 years – let’s try… [Read More]

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setembro 9th, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Discussing the future of Cantor

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Hello devs! Happy new year! It is common to use the new year date to start new projects or give new directions for old ones. The last one is the case for Cantor. Since when I got the maintainer status for Cantor, I was working to improve the community around the software. Because the great… [Read More]

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janeiro 7th, 2018 at 2:07 pm

KDE Edu Sprint 2017

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Two months ago I attended to KDE Edu Sprint 2017 at Berlin. It was my first KDE sprint (really, I send code to KDE software since 2010 and never went to a sprint!) so I was really excited for the event. KDE Edu is the an umbrella for specific educational software of KDE. There are… [Read More]

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dezembro 11th, 2017 at 3:22 pm