[RndTbl] Fwd: Free video: Cory Doctorow on how you got here

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Wed Jan 11 15:47:53 CST 2017

I thought this might be of interest to many of you...

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Subject: 	Free video: Cory Doctorow on how you got here
Date: 	Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:55:58 -0800
From: 	Rachel Roumeliotis, O'Reilly Media <oreilly at post.oreilly.com>

O'Reilly Media

You may be passionate about open source software or FLOSS (Free/Libre 
and Open Source Software) or you may simply be focused on getting your 
work done. Either way, according to Cory Doctorow, novelist, activist, 
journalist, and blogger, when you use open source software the work you 
do today is giving shape to the open source software of the future.

That's quite a responsibility—and a privilege. Cory explains what he 
means, and more important, what this means for the world at large. We 
invite you to listen to his thought-provoking keynote from the O'Reilly 
Open Source Convention last year, /How you got here/. You'll learn about 
the practical side of using open source as well as enduring benefits 
that you may not have imagined. And Cory's a brilliant speaker.


Rachel Roumeliotis
Strategic Content Director, Programming

P.S. In addition to fueling today's software and business systems, open 
source software is rich with exciting potential. Learn useful skills, 
languages, and best practices at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention 
aka OSCON, happening May 8–11, 2017 in Austin, TX.

Cory Doctorow 

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