The talk “The Open Source Software Developer Career and its Benefits”, which I gave at the 2014 Entwicklertag in Karlsruhe earlier this year, is now fully documented. You can take a look at the original paper, talk slides, event photos, and finally (woohoo!) a quality video recording courtesy of Andrena, the organizers of the Entwicklertag. For simplicity’s sake, below please find an embedded Youtube video (local copy).
Open Source Career 2014 Talk Slides, Photos, and Video
[…] Open Source Software (OSS) is no longer a contentious subject to raise in Wall Street when the NYSE and High Frequency Trading setups rely so heavily on it. Jim Zemlin, Director of the Linux Foundation recently addressed a select Wall Street audience asserting that those with engineering skills to work with and adapt OSS stood to benefit: “All this has led, said Zemlin, to “a software talent war. Top software talent is at an all-time premium and open source developers are demanding a premium over others.””. Meanwhile Dirk Riehle, a professor of Open Source based in Germany, has provided some useful guidance for those interested a technical career working with OSS. […]