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BUIDLing a Mesh of Humans

My background is in data science and product analytics, with an increasing interest towards data-driven product growth. Before joining Gitcoin, I worked as a data scientist in the health and wellness space, playing a variety of hats at companies both large and small. I slipped down the blockchain rabbit hole in mid-2017, when I kept hearing “Bitcoin” and “Ethereum” being thrown around in conversation. It didn’t take long before I was knee-deep in figuring out Coinbase and MetaMask, tinkering wit

Gitcoin

5 min read

26 Oct 18

Setting your OSS repo’s monetary policy

One of the externalities of creating a mesh network of paid contributors to open source software is the expectation of always getting paid. If you do some really great work on a Github repo, for the good of the project, and you see someone else get paid, but you did not get paid, you might be confused. 😕And rightfully so! What’s your policy? We think that is super important to set a clear policy for your repo and how you plan to use Gitcoin. We’ve seen the following monetary policies in practic

Gitcoin

2 min read

26 Oct 18

Increasing Action On Your Gitcoin Bounty

We see a lot of software development ‘first dates’ between contributors and maintainers here at Gitcoin. We’ve seen a lot of things go right, but we’ve also seen a lot of things that could be improved. This post is designed to help bounty funders who would like to see uptick in their bounty success rate. Before The Bounty 1. Get the repo maintainer onboard (If you are the maintainer and the funder, skip this section) It’s important to achieve consensus between the funder and maintainer that what

Gitcoin

7 min read

26 Oct 18

Gitcoin’s Sprint To The Holidays

The Gitcoin team has been hard at work throughout the summer and fall growing open source. As we transition into winter, we’ll look back at what we accomplished in Q3 while looking forward to the holiday season. Our Q4 plans include an extension of our Q3 goals — staying the course + stepping up our infrastructure — while meeting our communities in a variety of locations. And — per usual — we’ll have a few holiday surprises for the community. 😉 First, let’s review what happened the last three m

Gitcoin

2 min read

26 Oct 18

How to earn money while workin toward Hacktoberfest

Hacktoberfest is upon us! For all of October you can earn a GitHub T-shirt (and prestige) by submitting at least 5 pull requests after signing up. To celebrate all the amazing contributions being made to Open Source this month, Gitcoin is posting bounties on issues for our favorite projects. We are still taking more Requests , so don’t forget to submit issues from your favorite projects. We are in the final stretch of Hacktoberfest so Gitcoin are publishing our first batch of bounties. Making a

Gitcoin

2 min read

26 Oct 18