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These developers run a website to buck the myth of the ’10x engineer’ who is a brilliant jerk and promote a healthy work-life balance in t...

These two developers maintain the open source project '1x Engineer' to dispel 'toxic' ideas in tech about how who succeeds in tech.

‘Weasels have eaten our phone system’ — Citi customers trying to call customer service were met with the same odd prompt

Some customers speculated that Citibank's phones had been hacked. But the weasel message is actually nothing new, and dates back more than 15 years.
Open Raven co-founder and chief product officer Mark Curphey

New data security startup Open Raven just launched out of stealth to tackle the next big security challenge: helping companies find where their data a...

Open Raven was founded by two security veterans who have worked at companies like Microsoft and Tenable. Here's how it plans to prevent data breaches.
Linux creator Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux operating system, warned developers not to use an Oracle-owned file system because of the company’s ‘...

Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he does not feel "safe" adding code from ZFS, built by Oracle's Sun Microsystems, to the Linux open source project.
Open Sourcing Mental Illness founder Ed Finkler

Meet the developer group trying to break the mental health stigma in tech, where moving fast and breaking things leads developers to burnout and healt...

After developer Ed Finkler spoke about depression, anxiety, and ADHD at a tech conference, he decided to start Open Sourcing Mental Illness.
Julia Liuson, corporate vice president of the developer division at Microsoft

Here’s why 8.5 million users love Visual Studio Code, the free software that’s helping Microsoft win over programmers in the cloud wars wi...

Microsoft Visual Studio Code is the top open source project on GitHub. Here's how it's helping Microsoft attract developers and take on AWS and Google.
Armory team

Why investors are starting to make big bets on Spinnaker, a Netflix-started software project that could be the next big thing in cloud computing

Spinnaker is said to be roughly tracing the path of Kubernetes, the Google-created open-source-software project that's since become a standard in the cloud.
Sentry co-founder and CEO David Cramer

Sentry, a startup co-founded by a former Dropbox engineer that helps developers run more reliable code, just raised $40 million

The startup Sentry has closed $40 million from Accel and New Enterprise Associates. Here's how the company grew from an open source project.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

React, a popular open source project that started at Facebook, is adopting a new code of conduct after several people on Twitter called out racism in ...

Women who called out white supremacy in the React community were harassed on Twitter. React leaders also temporarily deactivated their accounts.
Armory team

Startup founders who sold their last 3 companies just got $28 million for a fourth, to build a business from a popular project started by Google and N...

The startup Armory builds a business around the open source project Spinnaker. Its CEO explains how it can eliminate a "soul sucking experience."