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Sunday, April 29 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
The Pop Culture Guide to Open Source

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This talk explains open source and its principles through pop culture references (mostly of the sci-fi and geek sort). For example, what better example to explain rapid prototyping than Iron Man? When forced to build weaponry, he instead solved his own problem (or in open source parlance, "scratched his own itch") by building the first Iron Man suit. Later he was able to build upon that and make subsequent iterations. In addition, the suit was copied by others--even enemies.

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Ruth Suehle

Senior Manager, Community Outreach, Red Hat
Ruth Suehle is Senior Manager of Community Outreach in Red Hat’s Open Source Program Office, which supports software communities and their projects. Co-author of Raspberry Pi Hacks (O’Reilly, December 2013) and previously editor of Red Hat Magazine and opensource.com, Ruth is... Read More →

Sunday April 29, 2012 1:00pm - 1:50pm EDT

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