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Get to Know Stephanie Morillo

Stephanie Morillo‘s (@radiomorillo) keynote speech is Opening Up The Current Open Source Blueprint, on accessibility, diversity, and open source holding itself accountable to its own standards of what it means to be an open community. She’s a Dominican-American musician, writer, and technologist hailing from the Bronx, New York City. Stephanie frequently writes about race, class, […]

Announcing Tuesday’s Keynote Julie Pagano

Open Source Bridge has three talented keynotes this year: Julie Pagano, Lukas Blakk, and Frances Hocutt. We’ll be sharing short Q&A sessions with each of the keynotes throughout this conference week. Julie Pagano is passionate about diversity in the tech community. She works with Girl Develop It in Pittsburgh, PA. She helps organize Steel City […]

Celebrate Open Source Citizenship at OMSI

We’re celebrating the 5th anniversary of Open Source Bridge at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry! There will be 3 separate planetarium showings, access to some exhibits, games and activities set up, catered food with a cash bar, and live music. The Gambit Board Game Cafe will be sponsoring a games area, and have […]

Apparently, Harvard Business thinks Open Source Bridge is a really good idea, too

Even when you’re pretty darn sure you’re going about things the right way, it’s always nice to have some positive reinforcement. Especially when it’s Harvard telling you that you’re smart. Harvard Business just posted a piece bemoaning the state of the modern conferences and suggesting some ways to improve them. We couldn’t agree more. And […]

Organizing community events

As we’ve mentioned before, we’re all volunteering to pull Open Source Bridge together. It’s a great deal of effort, but we’re really excited to see the enthusiasm from the community as things begin to take shape. What are we learning as we work to build an event for open source citizens? You can get a […]