Benjamin Kampmann, aka GNUnicorn, is a core developer at Parity Technologies. He co-founded Open Tech School, a non-profit organization for open-source education, as well as Hackership, a self-directed learning retreat for developers. A lifelong community organizer, Ben helped organize the first and second RustFest.
October 25th, 2019 | 48 mins 1 sec
blockchain, ethereum, polkadot, substrate, web3
How do you create meaningful change with open-source software and what role does mentorship play?
In this episode, Joe Petrowski (Research Analyst, Parity) talks to Ben Kampmann (Core Developer, Parity) about the role of mentorship, learning, and values in the open-source community. They also discuss Open Tech School, a non-profit organization Ben created for open source education, as well as recent Substrate developments, including Substrate LFS (Large File Storage).