Archive for August, 2010

Gender diversity: why women matter in FLOSS

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

The agenda of the upcoming Open World Forum, Paris includes a Diversity Summit: Why women matter? The assumption is that “FLOSS still faces gender inequality, to an even greater extent than the wider IT industry which itself is seen as an area where discrimination is widespread.” About the same topic, Free Software Foundation hosts a […]

Foundation of community relationships in FLOSS

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

The following is part of a speech I’ve submitted to next Open Source World Conference in Malaga. If you like it and want to listen to the whole story, vote for the candidate paper “Which open source software for the current decade? Five questions for the future” here. Communities still play an important role in […]

OSCON experience part 2

Monday, August 9th, 2010

OSCON 2010 is ended few weeks ago … and I’m still organizing all the inputs, contacts and comments I’ve collected … During the exhibition days I had the opportunity to present what we are doing in QualiPSo (and if you’ve been there you know how much crowded our booth has been). Thanks to that I’ve […]