Wednesday, August 18, 2010

PLUG Talk at H. V. Desai College

We had last PLUG talk at H. V. Desai College, behind Shaniwar Wada, Pune 2.
Date: 31 July 2010, Saturday.
Timing: 11 to 12 pm
Audience: M.Sc. ( Comp Sci ) I & II   and T.Y. B.Sc. ( Comp Sci )
 
We had Bain ( Abhijit Bhopatkar ) as speaker. Who had talk  on FOSS, Community Contribution, FOSS Community, FOSS Projects.
Bain had covered points from his presentation. 

http://www.devslashzero.com/linux_foss_introduction

Which cover following points:

  • Free and Open Source Software
  • History   
  • FOSS Philosophy
  • Open source projects
  • How to participate (academia, student, individuals)
  • How to benefit from
  • Resources
  • Wider look
  • Dos and don'ts, motivations, the “stuff that matters”

Other speaker was Chaitannya Mahatme.  Who had talk on FOSS + Web Technologies from generic as well as academic projects point of view.
Which cover following points:
  • Why should you use opensource technology over proprietary technology.
  • As a student how can you contribute to FOSS.
  • Career paths in opensource technology.
  • If it's free then how do I earn money.
  • Commercial success of FOSS.

Overall talk was good, but talk get stretch for long period. Also we had less number of questions from students.
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