The education system is based on a model that is does not go along with current times. It could be improved by taking ideas from the world of open source. Students go to school to learn from what the teacher has to offer. But everything is done in a master-slave model: the students expect the teacher to push the information to them.
Tag Archives: LinuxCon EU 2013
In the last couple of years, we realized that data is cheap. This has enabled global surveillance on everyone. The solution is opensource.
This is a Q&A session as usual when Linus appears on stage.
SPDX is a format for exchanging information about licenses and copyrights of a “component” (loosely defined). The main goal is to avoid doing work multiple times: once a component has been vetted, it shouldn’t be redone all the time. Continue reading
Webkit after the Blink fork (April ’13): substantial amount of code was removed (the Chrome-specific stuff); number of contributors and numbers of commits has dropped to about half.
A comparison of open source and commercial static analysis tools (Jenkins case study) – Zack Samachora (Coverity)
This talk discusses Coverity Scan, which does static analysis of open source projects, and compares the results it has on Jenkins (as an example of an open source project) with the results of clang and a few others.
How can we scale the legal work when projects get bigger?