an exploration of how i (failed?) to maintain several dozen foss projects, while maintaining my sanity
maintaining dozens of foss projects, without burning out
i always like to submit challening topics to conferences. topics that force to pry myself out of my own shell, or explore (my) technical limitations.
last year, i talked at apachecon for the first time (publicly) about my mental health issues. i talked about depression, addiction, and burn-out.
this year, i’d like to do something more challenging: i’d like to explore how to maintain numerous open source projects, without burning out. on work, or, worse yet, on the community aspect itself.
mental health, Open Source, community, burnout
a thirty minute rant about "devops" https://speakerdeck.com/igalic/building-web-applications-for-the-high-scale (low quality video): http://2013.webcampzg.org/speakers/igor-galic/
2014 puppet conf: https://speakerdeck.com/igalic/absolute-beginners-guide-to-puppet-through-types + video: https://puppetlabs.com/presentations/absolute-beginners-guide-puppet-through-types-igor-gali-brainsware-og
note: in retrospect, i should've asked the organizers to change the title & audience level…