Conservancy News Round-up July
byon August 7, 2019
Plenty of code and free software discussion! This month we again have news from interns who are writing free software, plus lots of upcoming events with staff and several more put on by our member projects.
Our Director of Community Operations, Deb Nicholson went to DebConf last month to connect with supporters and folks from member projects.
Deb also gave a talk on Free Software/Utopia.
Upcoming talks from staff
Our Executive Director, Karen Sandler, will be keynoting Abstractions on August 21-23 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Deb will keynote GUADEC at the end of the month in Thessaloniki, Greece. She’ll be talking about free software and utopia. While there, she’ll be holding a local Supporters meet-up later on Monday night at Elefantas at 6pm and sticking around for the open days to SpinachCon with GNOME projects on Tuesday.
Our Distinguished Technologist, Bradley M. Kuhn, is keynoting the 8th edition of Kernel Recipes in Paris on September 26 & 27. Conservancy is this year’s featured non-profit beneficiary. Registration opened this week.
Karen is also keynoting State of the Map in Heidelberg on Saturday, Septemebr 21st.
Outreachy: Interns are past the halfway point
Shraddhaag’s internship is with Fedora Happiness packets which includes working with a lot of new tech.
Nikki Sharpley is working on testing at Mozilla.
Priscillah has learned that tests and documentation take lots of time to do well, through her work on mUzima.
Carolina Jiménez Gómez wonders What’s after Outreachy?
GSoC students working on Conservancy projects this summer
jwgarber describes flashing a chip with Coreboot.
Four different Godot projects have news on their work this summer.
Member Projects: Summer Work and Fall Plans
Clojurists Together is funding four projects over the next three months.
GodotCon and a Godot Sprint are planned in October. Come meet the Godot community in Poland this fall!
The North Bay Python CFP closes very soon, on August 9th!
What Reproducible Builds got up to in July.
Tickets are available now for SeleniumConf in London this October.
Teaching Open Source held a sprint to develop FOSS courses.
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