51 min

Jeremy Walker on Being the BDFL of Exercism Humans of Open Source

    • Technology

Jeremy Walker is the Benevolent Dictator for Life of exercism.io, an open source community of learners looking to learn or upskill in different programming languages, and volunteer mentors who shepherd those learners through their respective learning journeys.


We talk to Jeremy about how he became a BDFL, about the challenges that come with having veto power over a community of volunteers, as well as Brexit (Jeremy resides in the UK).


Jeremy can be reached by email at hello@exercism.io.You can find him very active on Exercism's GitHub.

Jeremy Walker is the Benevolent Dictator for Life of exercism.io, an open source community of learners looking to learn or upskill in different programming languages, and volunteer mentors who shepherd those learners through their respective learning journeys.


We talk to Jeremy about how he became a BDFL, about the challenges that come with having veto power over a community of volunteers, as well as Brexit (Jeremy resides in the UK).


Jeremy can be reached by email at hello@exercism.io.You can find him very active on Exercism's GitHub.

51 min

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