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2013 O’Reilly Open Source Award winners

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The complete list of the O’Reilly Open Source Awards winners was posted!

The O’Reilly Open Source Awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of Open Source Software. Past recipients have included Brian Aker, Angela Byron, Karl Fogel, Pamela Jones, Bruce Momjian, Chris Messina, David Recordon, and Andrew Tridgell. The nomination process is open to the entire open source community and all entries are judged by previous years winners.

Congratulations to the 2013 O’Reilly Open Source Award winners:

  • Behdad Esfahbod (HarfBuzz): Through the HarfBuzz project Behdad is working relentlessly to get all languages supported in Free Software operating systems, word processors, devices and browsers, no matter how complex their scripts are.
  • Jessica McKellar (Python Software Foundation): Jessica is a huge contributor to a large number of open source projects. She has keynoted multiple PyCons, she runs a large women’s outreach group, she contributes code to major projects as a professional and a volunteer, she is an OpenHatch board member and contributes significant volunteer time to the Python Software Foundation. She was also a mentor in the Outreach Program for Women.
  • Limor Fried (Adafruit Industries): Through building and growing Adafruit, Limor makes the world a better place through sharing and good engineering. She built Adafruit open source and because of that has a very inspired community of hackers and makers that follow her lead. She leads by example, she’s incredibly creative, and is collaborative in everything she builds.
  • Valerie Aurora (Ada Initiative): Valerie is the founder of the Ada Initiative, a non-profit organization that seeks to increase women’s participation in the free culture movement, open source technology, and open source culture. Aurora is also known within the Linux community for advocating new developments in filesystems in Linux, including ChunkFS and the Union file system.
  • Paul Fenwick (Perl): For many years, Paul Fenwick has been an excellent ambassador for both Open Source in general and OSCON in particular. His talks and presentations are uniformly imaginative, interesting, and captivating. He is always welcoming to newcomers and experienced programmers alike; he shows no gender, ethnic, or language bias, always demonstrating by example how to be ethical, witty, compassionate, and generally The Most Interesting Man In Open Source.
  • Martin Michlmayr (Debian Project): Martin is in the “unsung heroes” category—the people who devote themselves to the important but not always glorious jobs that keep open source healthy, a group of which Martin happens to be a particularly strong exemplar. Martin has been an active Debian Developer for over 10 years, serving as Debian Project Leader for two of them (2003-2005).

Congrats to all the winners and THANK YOU to the open-source community for celebrating all these folks including our Ladyada!



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