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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 Builder, Bloomberg
Kevin operates the OSPO at Bloomberg in New York City, managing Bloomberg's interactions with the global open source community. He facilitates open source contributions, project publications, and supports the processes to bring open source tools and infrastructure into the company... Read More →

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

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