FOSDEM '23 Interesting Talks
These are some of the talks I'm most interested in, at FOSDEM '23.
I won't be there in person, I'll be watching some from home and in the matrix.
By Tracks or Dev Rooms | Times are UTC+1
Sat 18:00Book reading: Ada & Zangemann – A Tale of Software, Skateboards, and Raspberry Ice Cream — “In this hopeful story Ada and her friends join a movement that started back in 1983. Their courageous adventure of software freedom and learning how technology works is a wonderful way to introduce young people everywhere to the joys of tinkering!” —Zoë Kooyman, Executive Director, Free Software Foundation
Main Tracks (Janson, K Building)
Sat 11:00Can we do an open source chip design in 45 minutes? — The state of free and open source silicon
Sat 14:00Linux Inlaws — A how-to on world domination by accident — the story of this podcast and its tech stack
Sun 12:00Rosegarden: A Slumbering Giant — How a 20-year old OSS project is still going strong — music composition and score software
Sun 12:00Practical Computerized Home Automation — “Home automation is an elusive technology — often desired, rarely achieved. This talk explores a successful ten-year home automation deployment, outlining the challenges that derail many attempts. It will cover technology choices, programing basics, and a dozen successful applications.”
Sun 13:00Podcasting 2.0: it's all about Interoperability — How Podcasting 2.0 will save the Open Internet
Sun 14:00Decentralized Social Media with Hachyderm — The unexpected Mastodon cooperative that broke Silicon Valley
Sun 15:00Running a Hybrid Event with Open Source — The Plumbers Experience
Sun 15:00Clear skies, no clouds in sight. Running a 14 person company on only free software. — They say it can't be done, they say it's too much work. But is it really? After 5 years of running Prehensile Tales on entirely free software I think I can answer this.
Sun 16:00Matrix 2.0 — How we’re making Matrix go voom
Sun 16:00The End of Free Software — How the Cloud threatens FOSS and what we can do about it