Eriol has been working as a Designer for 10 years working in for-profits and then moving into NGO's and open source software organisations, working on complex problems like sustainable food systems, peacebuilding and crisis response technology. Eriol now works at Open Food Network and is part of the core team at Open Source Design (http://opensourcedesign.net/) and Human Rights Centred Design working group (https://hrcd.pubpub.org/) and is working towards a Comp Sci Phd at Newcastle university researching how designers are involved in humanitarian focussed OSS.
Eriol is a non-binary, queer person who uses they/them pronouns. Their non-work time is spent playing video games, table top rpg's, gardening and reading.
July 28th, 2023 | 17 mins 21 secs
Erik of Mythics discusses the challenges of transitioning open-source software to government departments and the need for technical and cultural support in sustaining open source in the public sector.
May 23rd, 2023 | 37 mins 15 secs
Predrag talks about being a maintainer and why he volunteers, emphasizing the community impact and the significance of mentorship; Kingsley shares his experience as a Nigerian UX designer in open-source projects, highlighting the challenges of onboarding designers and his inclusive approach to creating opportunities for them.
Episode 140: Courtney Miller and Hongbo Fang on Toxicity and Information Flow in Open Source Communities
September 30th, 2022 | 45 mins 55 secs
Courtney Miller and Hongbo Fang, two PhD students at Carnegie Mellon with previous guest Bogdan Vasilescu, join us to talk about their research
Episode 138: Ruth Cheesley, the Mautic Project Lead at Acquia, on Building and Growing Open Source Communities
September 16th, 2022 | 39 mins 41 secs
Ruth shares her experience with OSS governance, why Open Source Friday is so important, and how she helps diversify the contributor base
February 4th, 2022 | 37 mins 32 secs
Caroline details how she understands the boundaries of communities, what she observes in the open source communities, and how platforms influence communities.
December 3rd, 2021 | 37 mins 2 secs
Let's find out a little bit more about each panelist and thoughts about the future of Sustain, and plans going forward! Also, who are Paul and DeAnn?
Episode 97: Anthony Ronda and the League of Extraordinary Foundry VTT Developers, games, and Open Source
November 12th, 2021 | 34 mins 40 secs
Anthony fills us in on the history of the League, the background of Foundry, and the open source module that was created.
August 27th, 2021 | 40 mins 10 secs
July 23rd, 2021 | 36 mins 45 secs
Kavita Kapoor joins us for a chat about the Federation of Humanitarian Technologists, which she cofounded with previous guest Mike Nolan, as well as how to teach open source, and how to live your mission and values!