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Hope in Source

Updated 27 days ago

Religion & Spirituality
Technology
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What are the parallels between faith and open source software? Join Nadia Eghbal and Henry Zhu for an off-the-cuff conversation between friends. Check out hopeinsource.com and nadiaeghbal.com/public-faith for the backstory

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What are the parallels between faith and open source software? Join Nadia Eghbal and Henry Zhu for an off-the-cuff conversation between friends. Check out hopeinsource.com and nadiaeghbal.com/public-faith for the backstory

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Cover image of Hope in Source

Hope in Source

Updated 27 days ago

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What are the parallels between faith and open source software? Join Nadia Eghbal and Henry Zhu for an off-the-cuff conversation between friends. Check out hopeinsource.com and nadiaeghbal.com/public-faith for the backstory

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 1: Faith and Open Source

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We talk about our backgrounds and motivation for doing this podcast, and why the practice of faith seems so prevalent among open source developers. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/faith-and-open-source

Oct 16 2018
33 mins
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Rank #2: 2: Community Membership

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What does it mean to join a community? We talk about casual versus committed membership, and how maintainers and leaders manage expectations around trust and collaboration. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/community-membership

Oct 16 2018
34 mins
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Rank #3: 3: Intrinsic Motivation

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Why do we do what we do? We talk about intrinsic motivation, the role it plays in creative work with uncertain outcomes, motivating new contributors, and sustaining motivation over time. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/intrinsic-motivation

Oct 16 2018
43 mins
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Rank #4: 4: Holy Inefficiency

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Can everything that matters be measured? We talk about measuring the output and health of a community, competition between groups, growing a community without losing authenticity, and embracing "holy inefficiency". Show notes at http://hopeinsource.com/holy-inefficiency

Oct 16 2018
37 mins
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Rank #5: 5: Evangelism

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How do we evangelize our ideas? We talk about evangelism in religion and tech, meeting people where they're at, living one's values in public, and maintaining humility in the face of conviction. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/evangelism

Oct 16 2018
33 mins
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Rank #6: 6: Money

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How do communities handle money? We talk about money and centralization, tithing systems, how much funding is too much, and when to contribute money versus time. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/money

Oct 16 2018
44 mins
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Rank #7: 7: Mythology and Symbolism

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How do symbols and stories foster culture? We talk about stories as a way to onboard new contributors, the mythology of leadership, when leaders step down, and how traditions evolve over time. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/mythology-and-symbolism

Oct 16 2018
35 mins
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Rank #8: 8: Authority and Leadership

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Does authority have a place in religion? We talk about authority in decentralized organizations, listening to others versus trying something new, and when to fork or leave a community. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/authority-and-leadership

Oct 16 2018
26 mins
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Rank #9: 9: Liturgy

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How do our rituals shape us? We talk about where habits come from, why we use them, and whether they strengthen our belief systems. Show notes at https://hopeinsource.com/liturgy

Oct 16 2018
32 mins
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Rank #10: 10: Trust

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Why do we trust anyone? We talk about trust as an act of faith, trusting people versus trusting code, and the relationship between trust and work. Show notes at http://hopeinsource.com/trust

Oct 16 2018
34 mins
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