Nicolas Steenhout explores the intersection of accessibility and open source
julia ferraioli: Hello, everyone. My name is julia ferraioli, my pronouns are she/her, and I am based in Seattle, Washington. I’m recording this for Open Source Stories. And I will pass it off to Amanda to introduce herself. amanda casari: Hi, my name is amanda casari. I am speaking with Julia and Nic today. And I’m recording this conversation for Open Source Stories from northern Vermont, in New England, USA. And it’s still nice and snowy out here.
Elana Hashman on the evolution of open source
Amanda Casari: My name is Amanda Casari, my pronouns are she/her. Today is November 18. And I’m speaking with Elana Hashman, who I originally met, I think PyCon, maybe in like 2019, because we started nerding out together over open source and its complexities. We are recording this conversation for Open Source Stories. I am in an office in New England, which is lit much better now than it was a few weeks ago.
Samson Goddy on the power of centering open source on community needs
Amanda Casari: My name is Amanda Casari. My pronouns are she/her. Today is 23, October 2021. I’m speaking with Samson Goddy, who I met at PyCon two years ago now — I think it was 2019, in Cleveland, Ohio. I’m recording this conversation for Open Source Stories in what looks pretty dark, but it’s actually a beautiful sunny-ish day here in New England. My first memory of a computer — my uncle worked for IBM in the early 1980s.
Joe Beda on open source as a positive sum game
Amanda Casari: Hello, my name is Amanda Casari. My pronouns are she/her. Today is October 21, 2021. I’m speaking with Julia Ferraioli and with Joe Beda. Julia, I know from our project, opensourcestories.org and then Joe, this is my first time meeting, I guess “in person” online. We are recording this conversation for Open Source Stories and I’m currently in, it looks like a cave but I promise it’s an office, in New England that just needs better lighting.
Josh Simmons and open source diplomacy
Amanda Casari: Hi, my name is Amanda Casari, my pronouns are she/her. Today is Tuesday, October 19 2021, and I’m speaking with Julia Ferraioli and Josh Simmons. Julia – I work with on the Open Source Stories project. And I met Josh, I think originally on Twitter and then we just have been fans of each other’s work. And now we’re getting to know each other better. I’m recording this conversation for Open Source Stories in what feels like a cave, but is actually just a room that needs more lighting in New England.
Aaron Patterson on open source game changers
Julia Ferraioli: Hello, my name is Julia Ferraioli. This is October 14 2021. Time has no meaning anymore. I’m sorry. I am here with Amanda Casari and Aaron Patterson. Aaron is our storyteller for today. I’m recording this conversation for Open Source Stories in my office in Seattle, Washington, where it’s strangely sunny right now, which is really weird. I will pass it off to Amanda to introduce herself. Amanda Casari: Hi, my name is Amanda Casari.
Russell Keith-Magee's journey to open source
Julia Ferraioli: My name is Julia Ferraioli, and my pronouns are she/her. Today is October 5 2021. And I’m speaking with Russell Keith-Magee, who is a committed technologist, core developer on the Django project, and the founder of the beware project. I’m recording this conversation for open source stories in a rather Spartan office that I still haven’t decorated after moving in. And my first memory of a computer is actually playing Wheel of Fortune on MS DOS, if you can believe that.