Author: Dirk Riehle

  • When there is no alternative to inner source (upcoming talk)

    When there is no alternative to inner source (upcoming talk)

    I’ve been settling on this talk to motivate our inner source work; I will be holding it a couple of times over the coming year, most notably first at the upcoming Inner Source Summit 2023. Title: When there is no alternative to inner source Abstract: Sometimes, there is no alternative to using inner-source software development. In this talk, I look at the…

  • Upcoming talks in 2023 Q4

    Upcoming talks in 2023 Q4

    I’m happy to report about my upcoming presentations in the fourth quarter of 2023. I may be adding more talks to this list as last minute confirmations come in.

  • Open collaborative data engineering (upcoming talk)

    Open collaborative data engineering (upcoming talk)

    After a couple of closed trials, I’m happy to report about a new talk on open collaborative data engineering. I will give the talk in the LATECE seminar at UQAM on Nov 29, 2023. Title: Open collaborative data engineering Abstract: The JValue project investigates open collaborative data engineering: We are trying to take the world…

  • Is science biased?

    Is science biased?

    tl;dr The individual researcher typically is, but science as a community of peers isn’t. (For caveats see bottom of post.) This post was inspired by a social media post by Prem Devanbu. Individual scientists naturally have opinions, ambitions, and hopes, and this influences the research questions they chase and the hypotheses they frame. Despite many…

  • The attack of the Ümlauts

    The attack of the Ümlauts

    Umlauts and other diacritics are on the rise in all the places they don’t belong. How else could you explain these photos I took, all within a short time frame?

  • Where’s the value in design science research?

    Where’s the value in design science research?

    Design science research is a well-established research framework to structure research work. There are a couple of variants of this framework, but they all share the same idea that we should solve current and relevant problems by constructing novel solutions to these problems while using appropriate research methods in both the identification of the problem…