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What's the best thing about being an open source community manager?

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Jono Bacon, Community Manager for Ubuntu

I believe that communities shine the spotlight on one of the most beautiful attributes of human beings; sharing. When people collaborate together they have the opportunity to create things bigger and more empowering than any individual could accomplish.

While the output of this work is often elegant in its simplicity, the mechanics of bringing a disparate set of minds and motivations together to create something of elegant simplicity is complex.

I find the challenge of converting complexity into simplicity invigorating, and when the output of that work to benefits real people, it seals the deal for me that community management is what I want to dedicate my life to.

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