3+ tools to visualize your GitHub profile

3+ tools to visualize your GitHub profile

Like it or not, the first thing any recruiter will look at (just after googling your name) is your GitHub Profile. This somehow assumes that any developer should have a healthy contribution to a number of open-source projects (or side projects) in your free time to be...
On the huge importance of non-tech roles in Open Source: Empirical study on NPM

On the huge importance of non-tech roles in Open Source: Empirical study on NPM

The role of non-tech/non-coding contributors in Open Source Software (OSS) is poorly understood. Most of current research around OSS development focuses on the coding aspects of the project (e.g., commits, pull requests or code reviews) while ignoring the potential of...
Open Source as a matching market

Open Source as a matching market

Matching markets are markets where the allocation – i.e. who gets what – is not (completely) driven by price. A classical example is kidney exchanges. It’s illegal to buy a kidney, even if you want to. It’s impossible to donate yours if the recipient is...