Daniele Scasciafratte - Merge-IT 2020
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Contribute to Open Source

The right way

Created by Daniele Scasciafratte / @Mte90net

warning

This talks include a lot of Video games references!

Daniele Scasciafratte

  • Co Founder/CTO Codeat
  • Open Source Addicted
  • Mozilla Italia volunteer since 2013
  • Mozilla Reps since 2015
  • Mozilla TechSpeaker since 2016
  • WordPress Core Contributor since 2015
  • On Github since 2010, first public pr on 2012
  • Bugzilla account created: Mozilla 2012, KDE 2010
  • First Debian ticket 2013

Daniele Scasciafratte

  • WordPress meetup co-organizer Roma/Terni 2015/2020
  • Italian national confs: Confsl 2016, DUCC-IT 2015/2017, Merge-IT 2018
  • First Fosdem 2015, as speaker 2017
  • First Italian Linux Day 2013
  • First AMA on /r/ItalyInformatica in 2017
  • Founder LUG Rieti 2018
  • Member: LibreItalia, Wikimedia Italia, FSFE, ILS
  • First community webinar in 2012
  • First english book in 2019

1. Study your OSS experience

  • Skills, ex:
    • Improve English
    • Public Speaking
    • Marketing
    • Event organization
    • Group working
    • Coaching
    • Planning
    • Community Management

1. Study your OSS experience

  • Knowledge, ex:
    • New technologies
    • New approaches to similar tasks
    • Profile the community members
    • How to do reports
  • Important Goals or Achievements, ex:
    • Gratification
    • Recognition by other people

Set your new goals!

2. Remember why you contribute to OSS?

  • "I like the philosophy"
  • "I had free time"
  • "I needed something"
  • "There was a problem..."
  • "I chosen to give 20 minutes at day..."
  • "I want to learn..."

(Needs + Problem)/Time = Learning

3. Communication

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3. Communication

  • Ticket/Bug/Issue
  • Email
  • Chat
  • Forum
  • Public Speaking

3. Communication

Document


From Chapther 3

3. Communication

Why Document


From Chapther 3

3. Communication

“I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I'm really good at email.” Elon Musk

Clever Quotes

These guys come in two forms, inline: “The nice thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from” and block:

“For years there has been a theory that millions of monkeys typing at random on millions of typewriters would reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. The Internet has proven this theory to be untrue.”

Take a Moment

Press B or . on your keyboard to pause the presentation. This is helpful when you're on stage and want to take distracting slides off the screen.

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