Severed Fifth Licensing

You know what? I hate licensing. Sure, it is a necessary evil, but I prefer to spend my time on doing things as opposed to licensing things. Despite this, licensing is a key element of Severed Fifth and I went through quite a mental journey to finalise the choice of...

LugRadio Live UK 2009 Confirmed

For those of you who were not at LugRadio Live UK 2008, I am pleased to announce that after a last-minute change of heart, there will be a LugRadio Live in the UK in 2009. Now, some of you may be claiming this was all a big PR stunt, but I am afraid you credit us with...

Resource Fetishism

Its funny how the same approximate process seems to happen for many communities, and sub-communities in projects. It happens a little like this: A new team forms from a small group of enthusiasts. They create a raft of resources – version control, repositories,...

On Governance

One of the primary functions of a community manager is to put governance in place where it is appropriate to help your community run effectively. Governance is a funny ‘ol word though, and everyone has their interpretation of what exactly it means, to what...

LugRadio Live This Weekend!

This weekend is LugRadio Live UK 2008 at The Lighthouse Media Center in Wolverhampton. The weekend looks a little like this: Friday – 8pm – LugRadio Party @ The Hogs Head, Stafford St Saturday – 10.30am – LugRadio Live UK Day 1 doors open @ The...