Sumana Harihareswara is an open source contributor and leader who started using Linux in the late 1990s, met her spouse through Slashdot, and has contributed to GNOME, MediaWiki, Zulip, GNU Mailman, and other FLOSS projects. She has keynoted Open Source Bridge and other open source conventions, and manages and maintains open source projects as Changeset Consulting. She’s also a scifi fan and stand-up comedian who’s performed at Worldcon, WisCon, and AlterConf, and who serves as the charity auctioneer for the Tiptree Award. She co-edited and co-published the Thoughtcrime Experiments anthology in 2009 and created the widely viewed fanvid “Pipeline” in 2015. She has written for Tor.com, Geek Feminism, Crooked Timber, Model View Culture, LWN, GNOME Journal, The Recompiler, among other venues. She lives in New York City.