ENTRIES TAGGED "oscon2011"

Open minds and open source community

Open minds and open source community

OSCON reminds us to open up (again).

The c-chair of OSCON reflects on the big ideas that I was hearing from the conference, as the open source community continues on its journey "from disruption to default".

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Open source alchemy: Health care and Alembic at OSCON

Open source alchemy: Health care and Alembic at OSCON

Brian Behlendorf and David Riley on open source health solutions and the Aurion project.

In a series of short video interviews, Brian Behlendorf and David Riley discuss the intersection of open source and electronic health records, and they outline the mission of the Aurion project.

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The future of community

Jono Bacon says the community renaissance has just begun.

We're at the beginning of a community renaissance, says Jono Bacon, and we're soon going to see a repeatable body of knowledge that will allow us to push communities forward.

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Science Hack Day goes global

Science Hack Day goes global

A new grant will help Science Hack Day set up shop around the world.

The just-announced Science Hack Day Ambassador program will bring 10 people to Science Hack Day San Francisco 2011. The idea is to spread the model to more cities and countries.

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Late breaking OSCON changes

What's not in the program?

OSCON's chairs pass along late-breaking sessions and talk about Monday night's Ignite.

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What's happening at OSCON Java ?

What's happening at OSCON Java ?

OSCON co-chairs discuss the OSCON Java program.

OSCON's co-chairs preview sessions in the OSCON Java conference and they dig into the discussion generated by Edd Dumbill's "Seven reasons to use Java again" post.

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Emerging languages show off programming's experimental side

Emerging languages show off programming's experimental side

Alex Payne previews the OSCON 2011 Emerging Languages track.

Alex Payne, organizer of OSCON's Emerging Languages track, discusses language experimentation and whether these efforts are evolutionary or revolutionary. He also reveals the one language whose continued popularity surprises him most.

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To get things done, be "reasonably unreasonable"

To get things done, be "reasonably unreasonable"

John Graham-Cumming on how he got the UK government to apologize for its past treatment of Alan Turing.

In 2009, John Graham-Cumming, VP of engineering at Causata, Inc., started a campaign to get the UK to apologize for its treatment of Alan Turing in the 1950s. Here he talks about how he made the campaign a success.

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Who are the OSCON data geeks?

Who are the OSCON data geeks?

OSCON's co-chairs dig into the OSCON Data program.

OSCON's co-chairs discuss sessions in the OSCON Data conference and the people who might be interested in the associated topics.

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Make your nomination for the OSCON Data Innovation Award

Make your nomination for the OSCON Data Innovation Award

Get your nomination in for the OSCON Data Innovation Award by July 18.

The OSCON Data Innovation Award will honor a person, project or company that's made a significant contribution to the data management field. Nominations are due by July 18.

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