I'm Dr. Bryan Behrenshausen. I'm a writer, editor, and open source community architect.

I'm Senior Open Source Program Manager at GitLab. I manage programs like GitLab for Open Source and GitLab Open Source Partners. GitLab is an open organization (we practice TeamOps), so you can always see what I'm up to.

Review my academic CV or my professional resume to learn more about the stuff I've done.


I'm working on some remarks for All Things Open in October. Generally, when I've got something to note I'll jot it in my public notebook.


I'm currently reading Atlas of AI by Kate Crawford and Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. I just finished reading This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone. And before that I read Working in Public by Nadia Eghbal.


I've been drifting through desert sand feels warm at night's perfect slushwave triology: 0​:​2​1, 0​:​2​2, and 0​:​2​3. It's three of the best seconds of music you'll hear all month, guaranteed. A snaphot of what I'm hearing is always available at Bandcamp.


Most of the work I do at GitLab is public by default. Subscribe to my GitLab feed for regular updates on what I'm doing there. I also share what I'm thinking and doing on But I spend most of my non-work time on online using services that operate on non-web protocols. I maintain gemini capsules on both and the Mare Tranquillitatis People's Circumlunar Zaibatsu.


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