FLOSS Weekly 64

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Episode 64

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FLOSS Weekly 64: The Open Source Bridge conference

The Open Source Bridge conference, a gathering for developers working with open source technologies in Portland Oregon.

Guest(s)

Guests: Selena Deckelmann and Audrey Eschright, co-chairs of the Open Source Bridge conference.

Selena Deckelmann is an enthusiastic open source advocate and PostgreSQL specialist. Her work ranges from the highly local, organizing the Portland PostgreSQL User Group, to planning national conferences, and international outreach to other user groups and events. She is also a founding board member of Legion of Tech, a non-profit focused on connecting Portlanders through technology. She has presented at LUG Radio Live, OSCON and the Linux Plumbers Conference on working with Drupal, running user groups and measuring filesystem performance. She works for End Point Corporation.

For Selena's presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/selenamarie

For personal background on Selena:

http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/womenintech/2007/09/28/to-sir-with-love-how-to-get-more-women-involved-in-open-source.html

and

http://www.chesnok.com/daily

Audrey Eschright is a programmer and self-described geek. She published a science fiction magazine called Yog.s Notebook, leads the open source calendaring development group, Calagator, and is an accomplished crafter. She is also a founding board member of the Legion of Tech. She curated a panel at OSCON on tools that local communities use and is a fixture in the Portland user group community. She was recently featured in the Oregonian's Ultimate Northwest Magazine as one of Portland's 25 Most Creative Thinkers.

For personal background on Audrey:

http://aeschright.pbwiki.com/Speaking-and-Presentations

Topics

External Links

http://opensourcebridge.org/2008/10/our-first-presentation/

http://opensourcebridge.org/events/2009/proposals/

http://opensourcebridge.org/2009/02/becoming-an-open-source-citizen/

Questions from the audience

Sponsors

Google Summer of Code

Ad Time: 0:38-0:57 and 08:05-12:41

Production Information

  • Recorded Date: April 01, 2009
  • Release Date: April 11, 2009
  • Duration: 53:47
  • Log line:
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes:
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