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Saturday, April 29 • 10:00 - 10:50
What If Free and Open Source Software Were More Like Fandom?

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Join Guests of Honor Sumana Harihareswara and Coraline Ada Ehmke for a discussion envisioning a new future for open source. What would a transformational, rather than affirmational, open source movement look like? What would a gift economy in open source look like if we optimized for hospitality and nurturing and plurality? How would it be genuinely, even shockingly different from what we have now?

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Sumana Harihareswara

Guest of Honor
Sumana is a programmer, technology executive and open source expert who practices and teaches technical and people skills. She is also a comedian, author, and holds a master's in technology from Columbia University
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Leonard Richardson

I'm a software developer and science fiction author. I work for the New York Public Library on SimplyE, a project to improve the experience of borrowing ebooks from public libraries. I wrote the Beautiful Soup screen-scraping library for Python. I like talking about the creative... Read More →

Saturday April 29, 2017 10:00 - 10:50 EDT
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