Sustain brings together practitioners, sustainers, funders, researchers and maintainers of the open source ecosystem. We have conversations about the health and sustainability of the open source community. We learn about the ins and outs of what ‘open source’ entails in the real world. Open source means so much more than a license; we're interested in talking about how to make sure that the culture of open source continues, grows, and ultimately, sustains itself.
May 16th, 2023 | 34 mins 24 secs
Russell talks about starting a code project and transitioning from an author to a maintainer; Uriel showcases Ma’akaf, an open source beginner community in Israel, and the importance of being serious, while also having an open-source party.
May 12th, 2023 | 41 mins 24 secs
Serkan talks about the need to allocate funds to support and publish critical open source software, and about a tax proposal to do just that.
May 9th, 2023 | 33 mins 48 secs
Bob talks about the mentoring cohort approach the Kubernetes community has and the value of a defined contributor ladder to recognize and motivate contributors. Navendu tells us about his experience in contributing to building, scaling, and maintaining open-source projects and the importance of people focusing on balancing the code with the community aspect.
May 5th, 2023 | 37 mins 45 secs
Nick tells us about the licensing issues related to AI, particularly regarding chatbot models like ChatGPT. Masae talks about how Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are important for companies as they lead to higher productivity and innovation.
May 2nd, 2023 | 38 mins 45 secs
Sarah talks about her role on the review and triage team for Django, and why she contributes; David discusses community feedback and making better code with TypeScript.
April 28th, 2023 | 40 mins 56 secs
Stephen and Chris talk about their OSPO at RIT, how to help students deal with diverse incentives in open source and academia, and the importance of role diversity in software development
April 25th, 2023 | 40 mins 26 secs
Smera Goel of Fedora talks about mentoring mentors and mentees in OSS. Dotan Horovits of Logz.io explains the dominance of closed-source vendors in the observability space.
April 21st, 2023 | 36 mins 45 secs
We’ll hear Dawn’s journey into how she got involved with the PSF, where she falls on the ethical source divide as she dives into the AntiRacist Ethical Source License, which is her niche.
April 18th, 2023 | 24 mins 25 secs
Pablo shares the history of Kaleidos, Penpot, and Taiga, and how and why they are entirely open source.
April 14th, 2023 | 36 mins 58 secs
Paul of Plain Schwarz talks about the development of Foss Backstage since 2017 and how it has grown over the years. We also hear about Oleg’s talk at FOSS Backstage, the public roadmap initiative in Jenkins, and how to make open source projects more sustainable and less fragile in general.
April 11th, 2023 | 46 mins 7 secs
Thomas talks about OSS Review Toolkit and the three important aspects of open-source software. Josep shares the importance of diversity in open-source projects, and the Plankton program at Aiven for people who want to do contributions in their free time.
April 7th, 2023 | 50 mins 31 secs
Hugi Ásgeirsson talks about the differences and benefits between Open Collective in the US vs Europe. Then our next guest, Silona, dives into DE&I at conferences and how IEEE and SA Open help with sustainability. Finally, Marco shares how open source is helping sustain our environment, via EV Charging solutions powered by Open Source.