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Session

Open Source: It Isn't Just Software Anymore
Thomas Goetz, Articles Editor, Wired Magazine

Track: Emerging Topics
Date: Friday, July 30
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Mt. Hood

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While open source collaboration is a known phenomenon in software, there are some surprising non-commercial projects in other areas that are yielding great results. You've probably heard of Project Gutenberg putting books online for free, and you know that a lot of science is done in an open fashion - and now open collaborative projects are solving crimes, mapping Mars, and responding to challenges in many other industries. Join Wired Magazine's articles editor Thomas Goetz for a quick tour of some of open source's cousin projects, and a look at how the open source model might continue to catch on.



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