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Best Of Open Hardware In 2014

Luis Ibanez | Opensource.com | December 22, 2014

Open hardware is the physical foundation of the open movement. It is through understanding, designing, manufacturing, commercializing, and adopting open hardware, that we built the basis for a healthy and self-reliant community of open. And the year of 2014 had plenty of activities in the open hardware front...

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Confessions of a Cross-Platform Developer

Andreia Gaita is giving a talk at this year's OSCON, titled Confessions of a cross-platform developer. She's a long-time open source and Mono contributor, and develops primarily in C#/C++. Andreia works at GitHub, where she's focused on building the GitHub Extension manager for Visual Studio. I caught up with Andreia ahead of her talk to ask about cross-platform development and what she's learned in her 16 years as a cross-platform developer...

Democratizing Data, and Other Notes from the Open Source Convention

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Radar | July 25, 2012

There has been enormous talk over the past few years of open data and what it can do for society, but proponents have largely come to admit: data is not democratizing in itself. This topic is hotly debated, and a nice summary of the viewpoints is available in this PDF containing articles by noted experts. Read More »

First Timer’s Guide to FOSS Conferences

I’ve been going to FOSS (free and open source) conferences since 2006. My first open source conference was FreedomHEC in Seattle, a little 30-person conference for Linux users to protest Microsoft’s WinHEC. My next open source conference was OSCON, which had over a thousand attendees. They were both very different conferences, and as a college student, I really didn’t know what to expect. Going to your first open source conference can be intimidating, so I’ve complied ten tips for people who are new to the conference circuit...

Interview with Simon Phipps-Patent Trolls and Open Document Format

Gordon Haff interview with OSI's Simon Phipps conducted on July 31st. Phipps talks recent US software patent case decisions and why they're so significant as well as the recent UK government decision about open document formats. Who are the winners and the losers? Read More »

Jono Bacon's Top Open Source Conference Picks for 2017

Many of you reading this will be fans of open source who would love to get out and meet open source leaders, companies, and users at conferences. With most of us having to prioritize conferences either due to budgetary or family reasons (or both), knowing which events we should prioritize can be difficult. I have spent my career treading the boards from conference to conference all over the world, so I figured I would share some of the conferences that I would heartily recommend for 2017...

Open Source Diversity Efforts Gain Momentum in 2016

If software is pervasive, shouldn't the people building it be from everywhere and represent different voices? The broadly accepted answer is yes, that we need a diverse set of developers and technologists to build the new digital world. Further, when you look at communities that thrive, they are those that evolve and grow and bring in new voices and perspectives. Because much of the software innovation happening today involves open source software, the open source community can be an entry point for new people in technology roles. This means that the open source community must evolve to stay relevant...

Open Source OpenStack ARMs the Cloud

Sean Michael Kerner | ServerWatch | July 18, 2012

...OpenStack now has the support of major IT vendors including Cisco, HP, Dell, AT&T, IBM, Red Hat, Canonical and SUSE. And while OpenStack has been an x86-based technology for the entire length of the project's history, that is now set to change.

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Open Source races to the top

Eric Knorr | InfoWorld | July 29, 2013

Last week's OSCON conference served to remind us that open source software is setting the pace. Read More »

OW2 Announces OW2con'12: “The Open Source Alternative”

Press Release | OW2 | July 19, 2012

Today, at the O'Reilly OSCON Open Source Convention, OW2, the global open source community for open source infrastructure software and applications platforms, announces OW2con'12, the fourth edition of the community's annual conference, to be held in Paris, November 28-29, 2012. Read More »

Social networks are not communities, and other discussions from the Community Leadership Summit

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Radar | July 16, 2012

[At the Community Leadership Summit this past weekend]... I realized that I appreciate social networks but feel much more passionate about communities, and spontaneously called for a session to talk about the differences. This article describes our discussion and summarizes the insights I got this year from the summit. Read More »

Community Leadership Summit 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 6, 2017 - 10:30am - May 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

The Community Leadership Summit 2017 is a free conference designed to foster community and collaboration by bringing together community leaders, managers and organizers, as well as the projects and organizations, to discuss building effective communities through community management, relations and online collaboration. The event is designed with an "open summit" nature to allow for a wide-ranging set of topics and also for active attendee participation. The Community Leadership Summit will be held the weekend before OSCON in the same venue and will feature a number of speakers from the open source community in a mixed format that includes keynotes, unconference sessions, and panel discussions...

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OSCON 2019

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 15, 2019 (All day) - July 18, 2019 (All day)

OSCON provides complete coverage of open source technology and projects, no matter the origin or affiliation. Rather than focus on a single language or aspect, our program solely focuses on projects in areas of innovation including cloud, AI, infrastructure, blockchain, edge computing, architecture, and emerging languages. The OSCON Business Summit is designed specifically for executives, business leaders, and strategists. The high-level case studies presented will feature the most promising and successful developments in open source for the enterprise. You'll get an insider's look at the open source implementations that will have the most profound impact on your business.

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