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Grant Potter

Grant Potter

"at some point you run up against issues that are more social problems than technical problems" https://nolanlawson.com/2017/03/05/what-it-feels-like-to-be-an-open-source-maintainer/

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

https://fordfoundcontent.blob.core.windows.net/media/2976/roads-and-bridges-the-unseen-labor-behind-our-digital-infrastructure.pdf Part of the problem is that many projects are legacy tools, built once by a passionate developer or group of developers, who then lacked resources to manage their project’s success. Over time, contributions decline as others get bored and move on, but the project is still in active use, leaving one or two people to figure out how to keep it alive.

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Loopdrop: looper, modular synth & sampler designed for improvisation & live performance from @MattMcKegg http://loopjs.com/

Grant Potter

@dat_project , decentralized data tool for distributing datasets http://dat-data.com/

Grant Potter

Explore dozens of apps freely available to in oet.sandcats.io w/ @TroyWelch1 at http://sched.co/6roD

Grant Potter

Be nice to the newcomers - Wear your difference with pride - Find your tribe - Mentor someone who is different from you https://opensource.com/life/16/5/oscon-keynote-mcmullen