Rust OSS Governance and Sustainablility I

Recently I travelled all the way to Waterloo from Boston for Starcon. With a 9 hour drive I had a lot of time to think about things and so I spent a good majority of it thinking about OSS Governanace and Sustainability. What I came up with and thought of is the more concrete solutions to the problems I brought up in my Rust 2019 post. With the Rust All hands in Berlin only a few weeks away I wanted to get my thoughts in order by writing out some of the solutions to specific problems I came up with.…

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2019 Goals

It’s a new year, so it’s time to reorganize, refocus, and decide what to do for the upcoming year. I’ve found it’s better not to just put hopes, but an actionable plan that I can do. With that being said here’s my list What: Read more and commit to not buying 1000 books. How: Read a few chapters a day and put time aside for it What: Do more non tech things and meet non tech people How: Join a Choir and go do social dancing What: Live on my own now that I have…

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Rust in 2019: The next year and edition

This is probably going to end up being the longest post I’ve written so far. It’s also the most emotionally draining one I’ve written. I understand that not everyone will agree, but I ask that if you do comment, keep it professional. It’s already hard enough to write this and follow it up with the possibility I’ll be personally attacked or be even more emotionally drained because I had an opinion. Honestly, I would expect the Rust community would not make me worry like this, but that has unfortunately not always been the case. Also…

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Increasing Rust's Reach Kickoff

I have the great pleasure and privilege this year to be one of the mentors for Increasing Rust's Reach. I'll be working with Sarah and nano on WebAssembly and I'm really excited to see what we accomplish over the next few months. Even after our first meeting I just know they're gonna do some great things. Over the coming months I'll be documenting their progress, but to kick things off the Rust Community team is asking people to describe their story and how they contribute to Rust, to show off the variety and breadth of our experiences and talent in…

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