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Applying open organization principles can help us build the kind of global governance and foster the cooperation necessary to address climate and humanitarian development. In the first part of this extended review of The Age of Sustainable Development” by Jeffrey Sachs, I outlined the author’s argument about the environmental impacts of economic development. In the second article, I discussed the …

What it is, why you should care, and how you can help prevent burnout. Burnout is something you don’t expect to happen to you—until it does. The technology industry is one of the worst offenders; over 60% of industry professionals report they’ve experienced burnout. Sixty percent! Chances are, you or someone you know has dealt with it. …

Guest post originally published on New Relic’s blog by Lavanya Chockalingam of New Relic This blog is the first part in the Understand OpenTelemetry series. Part 1 begins with an overview of what OpenTelemetry is and why this open standard is the future of instrumentation. In the next parts, Alan West, one of the maintainers of the OpenTelemetry project, and contributor Jack Berg will walk …

Open-source software is prolific in technology today. Just about everything from supercomputers to consumer electronics is powered by at least one piece of open source code. But many businesses find themselves launching open-source products at a rapidly accelerating pace without truly understanding either the benefits that come with it or the potential pitfalls that must …

Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced new end-to-end Kubernetes-native decision management capabilities as part of the latest release of Red Hat Process Automation. Based on the open source Kogito project, the new capabilities enable individual business decisions to be created and deployed as containerized microservices that are managed by Kubernetes alongside other containers in the …

Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain automation and security, unveils Sonatype Lift (Lift), a first-of-its-kind, cloud-native, deep code analysis platform. Lift installs easily on any source repository in minutes and provides developer-friendly feedback on a wide range of bug types, ranging from lightweight style issues to complex coding errors commonly found …

Stress and burnout can affect open source communities, but we can all help. I’ve attended many open source conferences over the years, and I usually find at least one session that discusses burnout, stress, or work-life balance. I’ve found many of these sessions helpful—not just personally, but I’ve also learned some important lessons for managing …

An API needs to do much more than “just work.” If you are building an application that uses some variation of a client/server model, you need an application programming interface (API). An API is a clearly defined boundary between one process and another. A common boundary in web applications is a REST/JSON API. While developers …

Use OpenWRT and Wireguard to create your own virtual private network on your router. Getting from one place to another over a computer network can be a tricky thing. Aside from knowing the right address and opening the right ports, there’s the question of security. For Linux, SSH is a popular default, and while there’s …

Compare how six different knowledge-sharing communities approach gathering, maintaining, and distributing their best practices. As someone who has watched my fair share of projects and initiatives come and go, I value the follow-on effects of good knowledge sharing. Even knowledge from bygone projects is available to learn from the past; such is the benefit and …