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Rikki Endsley
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Technology journalist, editor, community manager, social media strategist, and publisher
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Rikki Endsley is the community manager of Opensource.com. In the past, she worked as the community evangelist for the Open Source and Standards team at Red Hat, a freelance tech journalist; the associate publisher of Linux Pro MagazineADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine. Twitter: @rikkiends
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Community manager, opensource.com
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open source, tech journalism
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  • Red Hat Software
    Community Evangelist, OSAS team, 2014 - 2015
    Community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards team at Red Hat
  • Tech Journalist, USENIX
    Writer & editor & USENIX community manager, 2011 - 2014
  • Linux New Media
    Associate Publisher, 2007 - 2011
  • CMP Media
    Managing Editor, 1997 - 2007

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We're hiring!
It's never just a job here. Learn more about life at Red Hat & explore career opportunities in technology, sales, marketing and more.
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Rikki, I'm confused. Are you at Red Hat, or opensource.com, or is there no real line between the two?
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That just seems . . . stupid. Almost as good as chasing/petting buffalo in Yellowstone. Both can result in bad things happening.
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Transportation entrepreneur Robin Chase is known for founding ZipCar in 1999. As a strong supporter of the open source movement, she will deliver a keynote at this year's LinuxCon. Read her interview with Swapnil Bhartiya from ITWorld:

http://www.itworld.com/article/2942612/open-source-tools/qanda-zipcar-founder-robin-chase-on-open-source-and-the-collaboration-economy.html
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I need this.
Get the vintage feel of a typewriter-typed letter without the typing errors by automating the process with an Arduino and some solenoids.
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First reaction: give me a break!

Second reaction: Want! (Apparently you can get an IBM Selectric on Craigslist for about $50 these days!)
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Open organizations don't need to serve Kool-Aid (aka Why I left my best boss ever & got a cool new gig) 
Opensource.com Community Manager Rikki Endsley explains why at Red Hat and other organizations create places where their employees can be involved and passionate about their work. No need for the Kool-Aid.
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Troll repellent: fighting online harassment w/ open source http://red.ht/1ek96my +Ben Cotton interviews +Randi Harper for our +O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) speaker interview series
As part of our OSCON Speaker Interview series, Randi talked to us about online abuse and her upcoming talk, "Open sourcing anti-harassment tools."
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Weekly news highlights:
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Atom 1.0 from GitHub, the new R consortium, and more! Open source news: June 27 - July 3, 2015
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What to know before transitioning your team to Git:
Emma Jane explains what she likes about Git (and what it could do better), and how to avoid common obstacles teams encounter when implementing a Git workflow.
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The Fedora community is looking for a Diversity & Inclusion Advisor. Check it out!
Fedora is a big community that includes contributors and users from many different countries, each with their own experiences and historical backgrounds that contribute to a diverse mix of cultural, educational, and behavioral norms. To continuously create and foster an... Continue Reading →
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Nominate a free software community contributor in Cascadia
Nominate someone doing great work in the Cascadia region of the United States in the free and open source software community for an award from the Seattle GNU/Linux conference.
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Happy Half-way through 2015! Here are 7 stories to make you feel good about open source in 2015 
From disaster relief to education to assistive technology to helping the poor, here's a look at some of the many ways open source has been making the world a better place this year.
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