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Shadaj Laddad (School)
Average rating: ****.
(4.13, 31 ratings)
Kids can start to learn to program at any age; I started at six. All I needed was tools, guidance, and encouragement. Once I got hooked, a whole new world of possibilities opened up for me. I could create my own video games instead of being restricted by the rules of games made by others. Read more.
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Simon St. Laurent (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), James Grierson (Bluehost.com), Raymond Henderson (Grassroots.org)
Average rating: **...
(2.18, 17 ratings)
Non-profit entities help impact the lives for millions of people, and make the world a better place. Bluehost is working with Grassroots.org to help make it simpler for non-profits to get online and share their messages with the world. Join us and learn how you can help make a difference. Read more.
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Wendy Chisholm (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.21, 28 ratings)
Keynote by Wendy Chisholm, Senior Accessibility Strategist and Universal Design Evangelist, Microsoft. Read more.
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Omri Gazitt (Hewlett Packard)
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(1.39, 18 ratings)
More and more Enterprises are evaluating and adopting OpenStack as an option for deployments in the cloud. HP Helion OpenStack is the latest addition to the OpenStack distribution, find out how your Enterprise can leverage it to deliver a scalable, secure and stable cloud environment for complex workloads. Read more.
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Carol Smith (Google, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 15 ratings)
A (very) fast overview of the results of the program: lines of code, #'s of participants, and so on. Read more.
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Will Marshall (Planet Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.87, 30 ratings)
Keynote by Will Marshall, CEO of Planet Labs. Read more.
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Piers Cawley (Thermeon)
Average rating: ****.
(4.76, 17 ratings)
Keynote by Piers Cawley, Perl programmer, singer and balloon modeller. Read more.
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Tim Bray (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.24, 17 ratings)
What do you care about most in the worlds of software, the Net, and Life Online? Are you worried about it? Now is the time for sensible, reasonable, extreme paranoia. Read more.
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Moderated by:
Sarah Novotny (NGINX)
Panelists:
Edwin Aoki (PayPal), Danese Cooper (PayPal), Josh Bleecher Snyder (PayPal)
Average rating: **...
(2.86, 14 ratings)
In February of this year, PayPal announced it had hired Danese Cooper as their first Head of Open Source. PayPal? And Open Source? In fact, Open Source is playing a key role in reinventing PayPal engineering as a place where innovation at scale is easy and fun - especially if you like to work in Open Source. Read more.
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Simon Wardley (Leading Edge Forum (CSC))
Average rating: ****.
(4.65, 23 ratings)
In this keynote, Simon will present the general principles of industry change and describe what can and cannot be predicted. He will then examine how companies can better understand the environment around them and by anticipating the nature of change then manipulate the market in their favor through open techniques. Read more.
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Leslie Hawthorn (Elasticsearch)
Average rating: ***..
(3.74, 23 ratings)
The purpose of this talk is to reexamine the topic through the lens of concrete things individuals can do to check their privilege – and to put it to work serving themselves and others. Read more.
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Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.69, 16 ratings)
Keynote by Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media. Read more.
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Average rating: *****
(5.00, 31 ratings)
In this presentation Andrew will be live-coding the generative algorithms that will be producing the music that the audience will be listening too. As Andrew is typing he will also attempt to narrate the journey, discussing the various computational and musical choices made along the way. A must see for anyone interested in creative computing. Read more.
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Beth Flanagan (Intel Corp.)
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(3.20, 15 ratings)
As more and more atypical devices are internet enabled, operating system providers need to look at the longer term impacts and plan accordingly. How can CE manufactures keep devices up to date and secure over the lifetime of the device. What does it look like when we fail to plan to do so? How can the open source way solve some of these problems. Read more.
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Ryan Vinyard (Highway1)
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(3.18, 11 ratings)
Open source design has been a recent trend in hardware, but it tends to be limited to open libraries of 3D-printable parts. These are geared at makers, artists, hobbyists, and whoever else really wants to print their own figurines, not necessarily the engineering community. Read more.
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Rachel Nabors (rachelnabors.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.63, 19 ratings)
You may not feel like you’re a “creative person,” but never underestimate where your code could turn up or what stories it might tell. The most unassuming repo can be remixed into something magnificent. Read more.
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Gina Blaber (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Matthew McCullough (GitHub, Inc.), Sarah Novotny (NGINX), Simon St. Laurent (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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(3.00, 2 ratings)
OSCON belongs to its attendees, and we want to hear what you think of this year’s show. Join the organizers to talk about what you loved and hated about OSCON, and what you’d like to see next year. Read more.
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Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
The 10th Annual O’Reilly Open Source Award winners will be announced. Read more.
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Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
Keynote by Paul Fenwick, managing director of Perl Training Australia. Read more.