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Listened to Distribute Aid: The Open Source Path to Humanitarian Work - Kai Katschthaler, Taylor Fairbank by Schalk Neethling 
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In this episode of the Mechanical Ink podcast, host Schalk Neethling engaged in a profound conversation with Taylor Fairbank and Kai Katschthaler from Distribute Aid. They delved into the intersection of technology and humanitarian aid, emphasizing the importance of understanding ground-level needs over imposing tech solutions. Taylor narrated his transition from a tech background to co-founding Distribute Aid, influenced by his experiences in startups and the socio-political climate. Kai introduced the Open Source Explorers Program, highlighting its inclusive nature and role in integrating diverse skills into humanitarian projects. The discussion also touched upon the personal aspects of working in this field, including the impact of neurodiversity and gender identity on their experiences and perspectives.

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Listened to A pre-party to a feud (Changelog++ 🔐) with Adam Argyle, Amy Dutton, James Q Quick & Brad Garropy (JS Party)
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Jerod, Adam Argyle & the CompressedFM crew hang out prior to their Fronted Feud battle! They discuss CSS as a programming language, Apple’s walled garden, how nobody is on the same social media sites anymore, how to choose tech, the community’s sentiment shift on GraphQL & a whole bunch more. (This episode is f...

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Listened to The Duke of SQLite: Litestream with Ben Johnson by Contributor
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Ben Johnson (@benbjohnson) is the creator of Litestream and LiteFS, two open-source disaster recovery solution for SQLite. Litestream is designed to provide continuous backups for SQLite databases by streaming incremental changes, allowing for easy data recovery in the event of a server crash. LiteFS, on the other hand, is built on LiteStream but uses transactional control to focus on replication and high availability. Join us as Ben discusses the challenges and trade-offs of open source contributions and the future of databases. Contributor is looking for a community manager! If you want to know more, shoot us an email at eric@scalevp.com. Subscribe to Contributor on Substack for email notifications! In this episode we discuss: The history of how Ben got involved in SQLite development out of “spite” How Litestream “works on a fluke” Different use cases for Litestream vs LiteFS Why fully open contributions isn’t always Ben’s style The greater server-side SQLite landscape Links: Litestream LiteFS Fly.io BoltDB  People mentioned: Philip O’Toole (@general_order24) Other episodes: The Social Miracle: rqlite with Philip O’Toole The Big Fork: libSQL with Glauber Costa

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Listened to Brian Douglas - Open Sauced, GitHub by devtools.fm
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This week we're joined by Brian Douglas, founder of Open Sauced and former Head of DevRel at GitHub. We talk about his time at GitHub, where he worked on GitHub Actions, GitHub Discussions, and GitHub Copilot. We also talk about his new company, Open Sauced, which is a tool for developers and businesses to get insights into their open source projects. Will Open Sauced save social coding? Find out on this week's episode of DevTools FM! https://opensauced.pizza https://twitter.com/bdougieYO https://twitter.com/saucedopen https://app.opensauced.pizza/user/bdougie https://github.com/bdougie https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianldouglas/ Episode sponsored By Raycast (https://www.raycast.com/) Become a paid subscriber our patreon, spotify, or apple podcasts for the full episode. https://www.patreon.com/devtoolsfm https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/devtoolsfm/subscribe https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/devtools-fm/id1566647758 https://www.youtube.com/@devtoolsfm/membership Tooltips Andrew https://www.melt-ui.com/docs/introduction https://fleet.so/context Justin https://www.automa.site/ https://svelteflow.dev/ Brian https://posthog.com/ https://chat.openai.com/g/g-2LFEDLGgS-ferris-the-crab

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Listened to Feross Aboukhadijeh - Socket by devtools.fm
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This week we talk to the open source legend Feross Aboukhadijeh about his journey into open source, the challenges of open source funding, and his new company Socket.Socket is a tool that aims to make OSS security level up by providing a way to audit your dependencies for security vulnerabilities.They are able to detect much more complex vulnerabilities than the current tools on the market by using a combination of static analysis, dynamic analysis, and even some LLMs!Come get scared with us as we delve into the world of open source security. - https://feross.org/ - https://github.com/feross - https://twitter.com/feross - https://twitter.com/SocketSecurity - https://socket.dev/ Episode sponsored By Raycast (https://www.raycast.com/)Become a paid subscriber our patreon, spotify, or apple podcasts for the full episode. - https://www.patreon.com/devtoolsfm - https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/devtoolsfm/subscribe - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/devtools-fm/id1566647758 - https://www.youtube.com/@devtoolsfm/membership

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Listened to Open Source Storytelling: Podcasting from Behind the Scenes | Open at Intel by PodBean Development 
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Amid the bustling atmosphere of KubeCon, podcast hosts Adam and Jarod share insights from their experiences podcasting for a technical audience. They also share their interests, among them software, business, and the lives of individuals involved in open source projects.  00:00 Introduction and KubeCon Experience00:22 Podcasting Journey and Evolution00:53 The Birth and Growth of a Podcast Network05:57 The Art of Podcasting and Engaging with Guests08:23 Excitement in the Open Source World20:43 The Impact and Future of Podcasting Resources: Podcasts for developers |> Changelog Guests: Jerod Santo co-hosts The Changelog, crashes JS Party, and takes out the trash (his old code) once in a while. Adam Stacoviak is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Changelog.

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Listened to Android's Unlikely Success - CoRecursive Podcast by Adam Gordon Bell 
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What could you accomplish if your teammates were all excited and determined to hit some project timelines? What is it like for a group of people to give it all they have? That's what today is about. Chet Haase from the Android team is here to share the story of the early days of Android, the mobile operating system that... […]

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Listened to How to Pass your Theory Test | Nobody Panic
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Listen to How to Pass your Theory Test from Nobody Panic. Stevie recently passed and has many thoughts. Tessa passed a couple of decades ago before there was an app. If you’ve been putting off booking your theory test because you’re worried about failing, or have it looming in a few weeks, this is the episode for you.Subscribe to the Nobody Panic Patreon at patreon.com/nobodypanicWant to support Nobody Panic? You can make a one-off donation at https://supporter.acast.com/nobodypanicRecorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Photos by Marco Vittur, jingle by David Dobson.

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Listened to Zack Koppert - Open sourcing GitHub’s OSPO - Why, What, and the road ahead by Schalk Neethling 
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In this episode of the Mechanical Ink podcast, Schalk Neethling chats with Zack Koppert from GitHub about open sourcing GitHub's open-source program office (OSPO) process, policies, and guidance. They cover a range of topics, including what an open source program office is, how it can be a vehicle for change, and key metrics to demonstrate the value and impact of an OSPO. They also touch on the use of a contributor license agreements (CLAs) and how to archive a project responsibly.

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Listened to Remembering Jeff Meyerson with Erika Hokanson by Contributor
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Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Erika Hokanson (@erikawh0) remember the life of Jeff Meyerson, creator of the influential podcast Software Engineering Daily. He passed during the summer of 2022. Still, his work lives on - thousands of episodes, talks, music, a book, and a community of dedicated listeners and engineers whose lives were touched by Jeff’s dreams. Software Engineering Daily is still running, and you can listen to new episodes right here or wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe to Contributor on Substack for email notifications, and join our Slack community! Links: Software Engineering Daily Software Engineering Radio The Prion (Soundcloud) (Spotify) You Are Not A Commodity Move Fast: How Facebook Builds Software People mentioned: Pranay Mohan (@pranaymohan)

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Listened to Dear new developer with Dan Moore, author of 'Letters to a New Developer' (Changelog Interviews #572)
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Hello 2024! We’re kicking off the year with Dan Moore, author of ‘Letters to a New Developer’ — a blog series of letters of what Dan wished he had known when starting his developer career. We discuss the value of online communities for new developers, the importance of communication skills, and the need to stay relevan...