All around entrepreneur, developer, birder, nomad, poet, sailor, linguist, writer, and runner. Always making new projects, always iterating on the old ones. I help facilitate the Sustain working groups, produce and host this and the Sustain podcasts, fund-raise for the OSI, manage the community and run the OSPO++ network, and run a small consultancy doing open source strategy and community maintenance. I founded The User Is Drunk and The User Is My Mom, two UX teardown businesses.
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.
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.
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.
March 14th, 2023 | 34 mins 53 secs
Seth talks about KiCad, a schematic capture and PCB design software project, and about how they design for sustainability with their donations, services, and feature implementations.
Episode 36: Georgia Aitkenhead, Bastian Greshake Tzovaras, and Susanna Fantoni of The Alan Turing Institute on AutSPACEs
January 24th, 2023 | 40 mins 46 secs
Georgia, Bastian, and Susanna of The Alan Turing Institute talk about an open-source project they are working on called, AutSPACEs, which is a co-designed citizen science platform that investigates autism and sensory processing.
January 10th, 2023 | 33 mins 58 secs
Marie shares with us her passion for supporting underrepresented people into open source, especially in project management, graphic design, and mentorship, and explains how she utilized the Outreachy program, and shares advice on where to begin if you’re interested in becoming a mentor.
January 3rd, 2023 | 34 mins 54 secs
Jason tells us about being an animation artist, the Blender community, and how he fits design and OSS together
October 11th, 2022 | 39 mins 20 secs
The hosts - Richard, Eriol, Memo and Georgia - come together to talk about what they're working on for OSS Design, and what they plan on talking about next year!
Episode 32: Chukwuka Ezeoke of Spirē on the Open Source Community Africa 2022 event and Untitled Design
July 5th, 2022 | 39 mins 5 secs
Chukwuka tells us more about Spirē, how he thinks the process could be improved with designers maintaining and contributing to open source, and he shares advice on how people from developing countries such as Nigeria, can get involved in projects that may be based in other parts of the world.
June 14th, 2022 | 36 mins 59 secs
Björn shares with us his perspective on where the limit of what design is, the polypoly project, and why privacy is important in tech.