The importance and impact of Open Source Software cannot be accurately captured, as it has pretty much proliferated most companies and organizations worldwide.
This talk will focus on how to contribute to someone else's project, as well as some ideas on how to set up your own project and accept other people's contributions with as little friction as possible.
Covering the social aspects of interaction with unknown people, as well as knowing when to pass the torch, this talk will focus on some of the good and bad things about the OSS culture, and how we may improve them.
If we all retired today, and left for a remote, Internet-less island, would the people left behind be able to pick up where we left off?
A talk on what has happened over the past thirty years of operations eduction, the culture we have developed, and a brief exploration in to how we got here.
A look into where we are going, where the world will take us, and what we can do to shape it.
Mike volunteers as Chief Editor for Ops School, and is involved in attempting to model the future of education of operations engineers, as well as an avid Open Source contributor. He has lived and worked in Israel for most of his professional life, before moving to New York City to explore the world. He gets paid as the Director of Technical Operations for Datadog in NYC.