Last week, I had a chance to give a talk on the history of Open Source in the US Government at the Salon du Logiciel Libre et des Technologies Ouverts du Québec. They were an extraordinarily welcoming crew, and Laurent Bounin and friends did a wonderful job with the speakers and the space. It was the first time I've addressed an audience inside a working ferry terminal.
Linux Format just published their interview with me at OSCON 2012.
Some very, very sound (and super-quotable!) advice for anyone interested in starting an open source project. http://www.slideshare.net/bcantrill/corporate-open-source-antipatterns
Here's a presentation I did for the Sandia National Laboratories on February 6th, 2012. I covered the usual: the success of open source in government, and the role of open source in a cloud strategy. You can download the presentation, as well. I still can't spell Albuquerque without aid, but the city is great. If I squinted, … Continue reading Sandia National Laboratories, 6 February 2012
Here's my presentation from the Alfresco Content.gov conference. They were good enough to let me ramble for 45 minutes on why open platforms are just as important as open content. Not sure if the full meaning of the talk is apparent from the slides, but I'll leave this here, just in case. You can download … Continue reading Open Source: A platform for government innovation.
Here's a presentation I did for Washington Technology. I don't remember doing this, but it's nice that they recorded it in the very open ogg format. Future Proof Your Software Practice With Open Source