S.O.S. Design is a podcast dedicated to exploring the intersection of open source and design: how design is crucial in the open source ecosystem, how designers work with coders to make open source software better, and what sustainability means for the field of open source designers. This podcast grew out of the Sustain community and Open Source Design, and seeks to share great conversations with members from both communities and the open source and design space at large.
September 12th, 2023 | 36 mins 12 secs
Veethika on Gitlab, the power of open source contributions, the importance of community engagement, and the challenges faced in integrating external designers.
August 29th, 2023 | 42 mins 54 secs
Jan shares insights on open source design strategies at Nextcloud, Elizabet from Xata talks about her varied roles and experiences, and Peter of Kaleidos discusses open source strategy.
August 15th, 2023 | 39 mins 3 secs
Dima sheds light on his usage of design tools, Madeline shares her work with open source programs, and Michal on the importance of solid fundamental design skills.
August 1st, 2023 | 29 mins 23 secs
Iván highlights the significance of AI in product development, its societal impact, and the essential role of the open-source community in advancing progress. Karl tells us about Memri and tackles data privacy challenges.
July 18th, 2023 | 36 mins 18 secs
Alonso discusses Penpot's origin and community involvement, Máirín's insights on open source design and her project Podman Desktop, and Martin's experience as an Independent Developer in Inkscape.
Episode 45: Eriol Fox, Katie Wilson and Meag Doherty on the USER project. Usable Software Ecosystem Research for Science and Research OSS
July 4th, 2023 | 34 mins
Katie, Meag, and Eriol of Superbloom discuss ideal users of open-source software, software maintainability, complexity's impact on decision-making, and open science progress.
June 20th, 2023 | 37 mins 15 secs
Isaac takes us through his journey into open source, his work as a brand experience designer, his design philosophy, and how he plans to integrate storytelling into brand designs.
June 6th, 2023 | 37 mins 30 secs
Pablo dives into the challenges of leading a creative business in the open-source world, focusing on the need for a perfect open-source product, an engaged community, and a sustainable business model. He sheds light on the collaborative and contribution-based model at Kaleidos.
May 23rd, 2023 | 34 mins 4 secs
Mike talks about his views on sustainability, his work with open source software, and the importance of accessibility and multilingualism in technology.
May 9th, 2023 | 28 mins 18 secs
Ashlyn fills us in on the usability studies for the Fedora Project Website Revamp, using Penpot prototypes tested with real users, and how they believe a closer connection between design and dev teams is so important to improve the design in open source projects.
April 25th, 2023 | 36 mins 20 secs
Winfried & Emilie discuss how Privacy by Design should be approached, the importance of understanding the different perspectives on privacy, and the Samen Beter project they did.
April 11th, 2023 | 27 mins 58 secs
Mo discusses her work on Lightning Wallet, and she shares her passion for the Bitcoin Industry’s ethos of financial freedom and openness and emphasizes her work ethic of working in public.