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Jono Bacon is a community strategy consultant, author, advisor, and speaker.


Linus, His Apology, And Why We Should Support Him

Today, Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, which powers everything from smartwatches to electrical grids posted a pretty remarkable note on the kernel mailing list. As a little bit of backstory, Linus has sometimes come under fire for the ways in which he has...

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Design The Bacon Family Crest

Designers! We need your help! We want to produce a fun family crest for the Bacon family, something that really reflects us and who we are. This will go on a flag poll at our house and on napkins/coasters for parties. Hello, Designers! The Bacon family needs a Family...

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ZBiotics Crowdfunding Campaign Launched

A little while ago I worked with a client called ZBiotics. They are producing an engineered probiotic which that can be a hangover cure, but the technology has a wealth of other potential applications outside of making your morning-after a little less brutal. They...

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Video: How to Manage and Work With Difficult Personalities

Every organization, community, and family has difficult people in them. Some get overly agitated, some are not constructive in their criticism, some rub other people up the wrong way, some always commit but never deliver, and other traits. In my new video I share some...

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Community Leadership Summit Recap and Pictures

A few weeks ago I ran the ninth annual Community Leadership Summit in Portland, Oregon. As usual, O'Reilly provided the venue space and AV for us (as it happens the weekend before OSCON), and we had a fantastic line-up of sponsors, including: Many thanks to all our...

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Internal and External Community Strategy and Management

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