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Occupy Joomla

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Open Source communities face a challenge of empowering their communities and still maintaining a balance of quality software management. We explore some of the words we use, and why the feelings …

Open Source communities face a challenge of empowering their communities and still maintaining a balance of quality software management. We explore some of the words we use, and why the feelings people have about being out of control are generally false. See a copy with speaker notes https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/118A7hLCpBv2T5VgU9wYzmfrWpJYrPJZ5sl3IGUTNDLI/edit

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  • 1. #occupyjoomla Jeremy Wilken @gnomeontherun
  • 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/55391407@N03/5529123785/
  • 3. Mietwagen Meat Wagon
  • 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/atmtx/5493219805/
  • 5. "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug." Mark Twain
  • 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/deathgurr/6199800960/
  • 7. Ownership
  • 8. Who owns Facebook? http://www.flickr.com/photos/scobleizer/5179384336/
  • 9. Who owns your data? Do you or Facebook?
  • 10. to own verb to possessto acknowledge or confess
  • 11. Who owns Joomla?
  • 12. Joomla is owned by people who make a conciousdecision to interact with the software and/or community.
  • 13. Ownership ofJoomla is free andavailable to anyone who claims it.
  • 14. But what does it meanto have ownership of Joomla?
  • 15. Ownership !== Control If it did, chaos would occur.
  • 16. Meritocracy "Meritocracy is a system of administrationwhere appointments and responsibilities are objectively assigned to individuals based upon their "merits", namely intelligence, credentials, and education, determined through evaluations or examinations"
  • 17. merit noun claim to respect and praise excellence worthsomething deserving of commendation
  • 18. I want merit!Actually, I want to claim ownership and have some control.
  • 19. So make aContribution
  • 20. contribution nounan item provided for a publication a tax or levy
  • 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/motherscratcher/2193951801/
  • 22. We are the 99%
  • 23. Im tired of it. We have a choice. We can take action.
  • 24. We already takeaction and control. We build sites. We write code. We build relationships. We help others. We take ownership. We care.
  • 25. Lets face it, we areactually the 1%.
  • 26. I am the 1% I build sites. I write code. I build relationships. I take ownership. I action. I care.
  • 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chandramarsono/4324373384/
  • 28. Interaction noun reciprocal action effect influence
  • 29. Support others Support or encourage other people.Take the time for others you wish they took for you. We are in this together.
  • 30. Remove frustrations They are hard to solve. Ignore or work around them.
  • 31. Improve yourself Learn new skills regularly. Continually challenge yourself.
  • 32. Scratch your own itchRather than talk about it, go ahead and do it.
  • 33. Build relationships Its not what you know, its who you know.
  • 34. JAB12 ChallengeOrganize a community wide mechanism to provide actionable feedback.
  • 35. #occupyjoomlaUse this on Twitter when youfind ways to Occupy Joomla.

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