Highlights from the O’Reilly OSCON Conference in Austin 2017
Watch highlights covering open source, open infrastructure, the business of open source, and more. From the O'Reilly OSCON Conference in Austin 2017.
People from across the open source world came together in Austin, Texas for the O’Reilly OSCON Conference. Below you’ll find links to highlights from the event.
Step 1: Punch a tree
Learn how Evan Booth’s adventures in real-world transmogrification have shaped his perspective on open source hardware, manufacturing, and finding potential in the unremarkable.
- Watch “Step 1: Punch a tree.”
Why choose open infrastructure?
Source code management, CI pipelines, chat services, and IaaS all have open alternatives, but most projects are developed on proprietary infrastructure. Christopher Aedo explains how to make open choices.
- Watch “Why choose open infrastructure?“
Open Source contribution and collaboration: How (and why) Netflix drives industry engagement
Dianne Marsh explains how open source contributed to Netflix’s success, and vice versa.
- Watch “Open Source contribution and collaboration: How (and why) Netflix drives industry engagement.”
The power of the open source ecosystem
Ying Xiong discusses the fast-growing open source market in China.
Rebuilding trust through blockchains and open source
Brian Behlendorf looks at how open source software and the blockchain offer models for building trust in your systems.
Sharing America’s code
Alvand Salehi walks through some of the government’s open source projects available on the newly launched Code.gov.
- Watch “Sharing America’s code.”
Ask more questions
Saron Yitbarek explores examples of technical projects in education, health, and grassroots political activism that moved too fast.
- Watch “Ask more questions.”
Half my life spent in open source
Brad Fitzpatrick shares wisdom and anecdotes from his open source experiences.
- Watch “Half my life spent in open source.”
Open source and open standards in VR
Stephanie Hurlburt explains why an open ecosystem is essential for the survival of virtual reality.
- Watch “Open source and open standards in VR.”
We the people … are open source
Zaheda Bhorat talks about open source at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and takes you through highlights of her journey to AWS.
- Watch “We the people … are open source.”
2017 O’Reilly Open Source and Frank Willison Awards
The O’Reilly Open Source Awards honor exceptional contributions to open source software. The Frank Willison Memorial Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the Python community.