Interested in studying collaborative production in free culture and/or free/open source software? I'm recruiting PhD students to join me at the University of Washington and in my research collective @communitydata. Don't hesitate to reach out if you're curious or if you have any questions.
This week I published the upstream ontologist, a project that gathers metadata from FOSS projects across a wide variety of ecosystems. https://www.jelmer.uk/upstream-ontologist.html
We're hiring a #postdoc to work with @swheritage, @Inria and @MSFTResearch on large-scale #reproducibility in software engineering.
Full details and application instructions at: https://www.softwareheritage.org/2020/07/17/paris-based-postdoc-on-large-scale-reproducibility-in-software-engineering/
Every time I have to prepare a backport for @debian, it takes me several attempts to get all the flags right (with the right orig tarball, changes from the last upload, ...) before I finally manage to do an upload...
I'm looking for help with QA reviews for changes by the #Debian Janitor. If you're interested in helping out, please join this team on salsa: https://salsa.debian.org/janitor-team/qa-reviewers
LWN did a great write-up on this bug: https://lwn.net/Articles/835599/
I'd add that you can see the ctte's discussion on the topic thus far in our public minutes (including my hot takes): http://meetbot.debian.net/debian-ctte/2020/debian-ctte.2020-10-21-17.58.log.html