Noah Slater

Noah Slater

Noah Slater is a Briton in Berlin who’s been involved with open source since 1999. They’ve contributed to Debian, GNU, and the Free Software Foundation. They currently serve as a member of the Apache Software Foundation. Their principal project is Apache CouchDB, the document database that kicked off the NoSQL movement. They also help out in the Apache Incubator, where they mentor new projects in the ways of community and open source.


The top of an entryway reading 'Linus Torvalds Auditorium'.

The Open Source Identity Crisis

As the diversity in tech movement gains traction, open source faces an identity crisis.