Happy 2017 internets! I’m excited to share the latest updates about the Write the Docs community, we’ve been working hard to prepare for 2017 and it looks like our efforts are paying off with better infrastructure and processes for the global community.
Django Under the Hood is an amazing event for the Django community held in Amsterdam, this year being the 3rd iteration. The 4-day event has two days of intense talks and two days of even more intense sprints.
This post is going to be different. No fanfare, no witty banter, and no embedded tweets. After nearly a year working as a full-time community manager, I am returning to my home in tech: documentation.
After nearly 7 years of professional technical writing, I’m embarking on my next adventure in Red Hat as the new community lead for the oVirt project.
After teasing you all in the last few weeks on Twitter (like here, here, here, and here), and it seems that all that was up in the air was finally settled this week, so here are the official docs lady news!
When I graduated from the first Django Girls workshop at EuroPython last summer, I knew that I simply had to bring the workshop to my current hometown of Brno, Czech Republic. It took some time, but I’m happy to report that it was worth the wait!
It’s hard to believe that this time last year I was trying to process the wonder that was FOSDEM 2014, and boy was it a different experience back then…
Having returned to civilization a few days ago from a 3-week no-computer-no-phone-no-work vacation (the first in many years) to the beaches of Brazil, I’m ready to welcome 2015 with a big hug and the highest of fives!
Attending the Django Girls workshop was only the beginning of a week-long adventure at what’s considered to be one of the biggest European Python conferences. Over 1200 attendees stormed the BCC conference center at Alexanderplatz to participate in talks, workshops, hackfests, sprints, and other festivities.
My Berlin adventures continued after the Open Knowledge Festival and the Write the Docs unconference, when I had the privilege and honor to participate in the first-ever Django Girls workshop as a part of EuroPython 2014.
After a creative day 1 and a silly, fun evening I was ready to hit the conference floor once more. The day opened with two strong and empowering keynotes, which I got to live-tweet in Hebrew again.
After a promising kick-off on day 0, I was looking forward to a fun and inspiring day 1, and was not disappointed! The day started with a surprising opportunity to contribute to the OKFestival storytelling team, who called out to folks to live-tweet the keynotes in different languages. Once again, my Hebrew (and background as a translator) came to my aid and I decided to join the circus.
When I registered for Open Knowledge Festival, I had a broad idea of what the main themes will be and what types of people it might attract, but it wasn’t until I showed up at Kulturbrauerei this afternoon that I realized just how important this event is, at such a pivotal time in our data and knowledge history. And then I got *really* excited about being here.
I know it’s been a while since the last post, but to my defense I will say that June was packed with preparations for all the exciting things that are about to unfold this month!
I love the internet. I really do. It is a magical catalyst for all things awesome to happen in double-quick time…
As promised, more blog posts are coming. This time, less than 2 months after the conference, I give you a recap of my adventures at LinuxTag in Berlin (May 8-10, 2014). Warning: It ain’t as pretty as the previous one. My opinions are my own and if I quote anyone it’s by agreement and their opinion are their own too. Play nice!
Welcome to the first post in my new blog! Here I shall attempt to document my journey as a writer and documentarian in the world of open source communities, hopefully with some degree of entertainment and insight.