Hi, I'm Kevin

I’m a Libre Software Craftsman.

About

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My name is Kevin Ottens and I live in France. In general, I love to learn new things regularly which can be technical or about soft skills. Because of that depending who you talk to, you can get a very different picture:

  • Software Craftsman, since I’m a developer by trade and I like to share new insights on the job with others;
  • Free Software Hacker, since I’m involved in several projects, most notably with KDE;
  • Community Whisperer, since I study communities and help with their stewardship when I can;
  • Graphic Facilitator, since I like to do sketchnotes or help meetings using live scribing or innovation games;
  • Researcher, since I also have an academic background in general and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence in particular;
  • Aikidoka, since I’ve been practicing this martial art for years.

But really even in the different facets above, I always feel like there’s more to learn and more progress to be made. In fact I’m just a mere explorer.


If you want more exhaustive and professional information, you can also download my formal resume.


Projects


Latest Post

Jan 28, 2020

Guest Post: Current State of ComDaAn: Community Data Analytics, by Christelle Zouein

If you remember my previous post, I mentioned that some work has been happening thanks to an intern we had for a few months at enioka Haute Couture. Well, we thought it would be unfair to just take credit of her work and so she wrote a piece about her internship that we’re sharing with the world. The following is the description of the current state of ComDaAn in her own words. Read more

Contact

To get in touch with me you can use email, Mastodon or IRC (‘ervin’ on the freenode network).

When possible I sign my messages using my GPG key ID 8DEC C9E2.

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