Highlights from the O’Reilly Open Source Software Conference in Portland 2019
Experts explore the role open source software plays in fields as varied as machine learning, blockchain, disaster response, and more.
People from across the open source world came together in Portland, Ore. for the O’Reilly Open Source Software Conference (OSCON). Below you’ll find links to highlights from the event.
The war for the soul of open source
Drawing on 13 years spent building the Chef community, Adam Jacob takes a deep dive into the soul of open source.
Ask not what Brands™ can do for you
VM Brasseur discusses the help new companies need to become authentic members of the free and open source software community.
Better living through software
Tiffani Bell shares three lessons she’s learned exploring how technology can help the less fortunate.
- Watch “Better living through software“
O’Reilly Radar: Open source technology trends—What our users tell us
Using aggregate analysis of O’Reilly online learning content usage and search data, Roger Magoulas shares key insights that impact the technology tools ecosystem.
The next age of open innovation
Alison McCauley looks at how blockchain technology offers new tools that can help extend the ethos of open innovation into new areas.
- Watch “The next age of open innovation“
Pete Skomoroch covers what you need to know as we shift from a world of deterministic programs to systems that give unpredictable results on ever-changing training data.
- Watch “Managing machines“
Open source force multipliers
Adrian Cockcroft says the most successful open-source-based businesses have turned their partners and developer communities into force multipliers for their own marketing and engineering teams.
- Watch “Open source force multipliers“
Built to last: Building and growing open source communities
Kay Williams explores key lessons for building strong open source communities based on Microsoft’s real-world experience with Kubernetes and VSCode.
The role of open source in mitigating natural disasters
Pedro Cruz and Brad Topol discuss Call for Code, a global developer competition that uses open source technologies to address natural disasters.
Why Amazon cares about open source
Arun Gupta discusses the reasons why AWS is committed to open projects and communities.
O’Reilly Open Source and Frank Willison Awards
The O’Reilly Open Source Awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of open source software.