Christos Matskas discusses the many ways to contribute to OSS, sharing tips and what it takes to become a successful first-time contributor and collaborator in this open community.
Keran McKenzie takes a look at internationally successful developer programs looking at what developers love and hate, to show how to create, deliver and maintain an API community.
Don Syme makes a journey through the modern programming landscape and the F# approach to research, language design, interoperability, tooling and community.
Karl Scotland tells the story of a world wide athletic community, wondering what would happen if there were a similar community of small teams focused on work knowledge.
Martin Fowler keynotes on the importance of building a healthy social environment where software development can thrive. Part 1 of this presentation: www.infoq.com/presentations/workflow-refactoring
David Pollak discuss the strategic goals for Visi – a language for spreadsheets - and how this language and its environment can create cultural structures designed to grow its community.
Mark Phillips discusses 3 types of distributed systems and how they run them at Basho: Computer Systems, Communities, and Companies.
Rachel Davies believes there is not one Agile solution for everybody, but rather each team should learn how to evolve their own methods and process that fit to their environment.
Brion Vibber discusses the challenges of working with user communities, social bottlenecks, scalability of software vs communities, new approaches to scaling communities, and remaining challenges.
Jay Parikh will discuss various aspects of the software and systems that make up the Ning platform. Ning powers over 500,000 social networks and is one of the fastest growing Internet sites.
Part history, part vision, this keynote by Mitch Kapor looks at disruptive technologies in computing and applies lessons learned to outline a possible future for the Web.
At Gluecon 2009, Josh Elman discussed the Facebook platform and how it supports the creation of social networks, including the "social stack:" identity, social graph, and sharing.