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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

Member of the CTO Office, Bloomberg LP
I manage community development and evangelism at Bloomberg, spanning our activities in the open source, open standards and academic communities. Ask me about open source software, open source licensing, and C++!


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

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