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Wednesday, April 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Community Management for Engineers - Thiago Macieira, Intel

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Open Source projects always revolve around a community. Small projects usually have no need for much action to keep that community happy, as everyone knows each other quite well, whereas large projects often have people who dedicate their full attention that aspect. How about medium-sized projects, where the team is large enough so there is a need for some work, but not enough for one person all the time? This presentation will talk about how engineers -- that is, people trained in logics and hard facts -- can take over some of those tasks that deal with people and emotions, and help the community around their projects grow and thrive. The presenter is an engineer by training, but today helps out the community for the Qt Project (which he helped create) and is trying to replicate the efforts for Tizen.


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Thiago Macieira

Intel
Thiago Macieira holds a double degree in Engineering and an MBA. His first meaningful contribution to Open Source was actually about IPv6 in 2000 and he has been doing IPv6-related work, in one way or another, since then. He was one of the driving forces inside the Open Interconnect Consortium and its adoption of IPv6. He has been involved in several Open Source projects for over 15 years, is an experienced C++ developer and works for... Read More →


Wednesday April 17, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Mission I

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