ENTRIES TAGGED "oscon2010"

Open source and the VA's health transformation

Joseph Dal Molin on how the VistA system is changing health services.

Joseph Dal Molin, co-founder of the WorldVistA project and a speaker at the upcoming OSCON convention, discusses the Department of Veterans Affairs' VistA system and its expansion as an open source effort.

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Open source and health care already have a history

Open source and health care already have a history

Fred Trotter on how open source and health IT are working together.

Fred Trotter, a longtime developer in the open source healthcare world and a speaker at next month's OSCON conference, discusses the history of open source and health IT in this podcast interview.

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Does the world need another programming language?

Does the world need another programming language?

Rob Pike on how and why Google's new Go language was developed.

In this Q&A, Google principal engineer Rob Pike discusses development of Go, a new programming language. He also looks at the current state of programming languages and explains why we're in the midst of a language "renaissance."

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Giving patient data meaningful use

NHIN Direct's Arien Malec on open community and data exchange standards.

Arien Malec, coordinator of NHIN Direct, has led a uniquely open, community-based project to define health data exchange standards. In this podcast, Malec discusses health care privacy, the difficulties of securely exchanging patient information, and the types of applications NHIN Direct can facilitate.

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From Apache to Health and Human Services

From Apache to Health and Human Services

Apache co-founder Brian Behlendorf discusses the CONNECT health data project.

In this podcast interview, Apache co-founder Brian Behlendorf discusses the CONNECT project and the role data can play in improving patient care and the medical system.

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NASA technology leads to better medical decisions

NASA technology leads to better medical decisions

NASA's Chris Mattmann discusses object-oriented data and health IT.

In this podcast, Chris Mattmann, a senior computer scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, discusses objected-oriented data technology (OODT) and health IT.

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How Facebook satisfied a need for speed

How Facebook satisfied a need for speed

Facebook boosted speed 2x. Director of engineering Robert Johnson explains how.

Robert Johnson, Facebook's director of engineering and a speaker at the upcoming Velocity and OSCON conferences, discusses an in-depth optimization and rewrite project that boosted Facebook's speed 2x.

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Announcing The Emerging Languages Camp at OSCON

Announcing The Emerging Languages Camp at OSCON

As new problems in computing arise, new languages are being created to help tackle those problems. We want to bring together programming language creators, researchers, and enthusiasts to share goals, experiences, and challenges. We are holding the first-ever Emerging Languages Camp Wednesday, July 21st and Thursday, July 22nd at OSCON. This is a free event. Both days will be a series of talks from the language creators.

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Nominations Open For O'Reilly Open Source Awards 2010

Nominations Open For O'Reilly Open Source Awards 2010

Recognizing community contribution and leadership

The O’Reilly Open Source Awards will be hosted this July at OSCON 2010 in Portland, OR. The awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of Open Source Software. Past recipients for 2005-2009 include Brian Aker, Angela Byron, Karl Fogel, Pamela Jones, Bruce Momjian, Chris Messina, David Recordon, and Andrew Tridgell.

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