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Wednesday, September 23 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
What is Open Source, and Why Should You Care?

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In this session, Kevin will present a condensed history of open source software: its origins, motivations and effect on the world of software development. He'll then talk about open source *beyond* software, and various ways that students can get involved in open source projects to develop useful (and marketable) skills. These are skills which are not taught in most degree programs, but are very valuable for jobs in scientific and engineering disciplines.

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Kevin P. Fleming

Open Source Community Evangelist, Bloomberg
Kevin has spent more than 20 years in the technology industry. In 2004 he started a VOIP service provider company and chose Asterisk as his platform. 9 months later he was offered a position at Digium to work on Asterisk full-time.After seven years of developing and managing the Asterisk... Read More →


Wednesday September 23, 2015 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Franklin (407) Meydenbauer Center

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