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OpenHatch newsletter, May 2014

by Mike Linksvayer June 1st, 2014

Welcome to OpenHatch newsletter number 22.

Open Source Comes to Campus held events at Hartnell College and UC Davis. Pictures are up (Hartnell, Davis) with blog posts coming soon.

Reports on Open Source Comes to Campus events at Princeton and SUNY Stony Brook.

This summer, OpenHatch has a Google Summer of Code student and project! Elana Hashman is working on a bug set creator to help event and sprint organizers collect and annotate lists of bugs for their event participants to work on. To learn more about the project, you can visit its blog, and subscribe to the feed for project updates throughout the summer.

New projects in the OpenHatch volunteer opportunity finder

  • xoreos, “A reimplementation of BioWare’s Aurora engine (and derivatives)”.

OpenHatchy but not OpenHatch things around the web

Christie Koehler is creating an open planning checklist “to help those leading projects have an open planning processes in order to enable community participation” and wants your feedback.

Elisabeth Greenbaum Kasson writes Women Have a Long Way to Go in Open Source.

The last two session of the Community Data Science Workshops at UW happened in May, with the help of OpenHatch community members Shauna Gordon-McKeon, Asheesh Laroia, and Elana Hashman.

The Strange Loop conference is doubling down on diversity.

Also check out links submitted to /r/openhatch, and add your finds!

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Thanks to Britta Gustafson and Shauna Gordon-McKeon for contributing to this edition!

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