The ClearlyDefined project was invited to give an update as part of the OpenChain webinar series. I had the opportunity to share with this global community the project’s mission: to create a global database of licensing metadata for every Open Source software component ever published.
Building a healthy Open Source community is much more than just choosing an Open Source license for the project. It involves creating a contributing guide, adopting a code of conduct, and establishing an open governance structure that allows all members to actively participate in and contribute to the project. This article provides a hands on guide on how to establish an open governance structure for an Open Source project.
Powerful Artificial Intelligence technology is pressing more questions on Open Source and society every day. AI is contributing to important breakthroughs and we’re only beginning to see the potential for innovation it can bring to fields such as climate, health, agriculture and mobility (to name just a few).
The polls just closed, the results are in. Congratulations to the returning directors Aeva Black, and Catharina Maracke,
The nominations for the Open Source Initiative board of elections just closed, March 6th. It’s time for voters to meet the candidates.
Nick Vidal has joined the project hosted by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) that helps Open Source projects thrive by putting essential licensing data at teams’ fingertips.
The OSI board of directors will renew three of its seats with an open election process among its full individual members and affiliates.
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