Open Invitation for Open Source Storytellers
We started the Open Source Stories ( project to create a community-fueled effort to gather thoughts, experiences, and histories of the people of open source.

While we could keep limiting our projects to people we know, this is counter to our higher mission of creating space and handing over the microphone to the many people who work invisibly within open source.

We are committed to growing this project at a sustainable rate which acknowledges the human limits of our current team. While we will be reviewing submissions regularly, we will not be able to accept or respond to every submission.

We are currently an unpaid, community project. If you are interested in participating as a volunteer facilitator, transcriber, editor, or something else, please check out the community contribution options (
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I acknowledge that the information I share here will be used for organizational and planning purposes by *
I acknowledge that all interviews conducted by are recorded with the intention of wide distribution. While we will work with you to discuss final content, we retain all final editorial decisions. *
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Screener Questions
Would you prefer to use StoryCorps Connect (, requires account creation) or Google Meet? *
Which open source communities do you actively participate in? *
What are you interested in talking about during an Open Source Stories session? *
Are there any topics would you not want to discuss during an Open Source Stories session?
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