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Monday, August 17 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Failing to Prepare - Why Higher Education Programs Need Open Source - Tom Callaway, Red Hat

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Failing to prepare - Our day to day life is increasingly reliant upon Linux and Open Source, but the vast majority of college students are unaware of open source technologies, methodologies, and tools. In this presentation, Tom Callaway will discuss the problem of how higher education fails to prepare their students for an Open Source workplace (and world), why it is critical that we take steps to incorporate it into their CS and Engineering curriculums, and how some schools are already ahead of the curve.

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Tom Callaway

University Outreach Lead, Red Hat
The Fedora Project is a community of people working together to build a free and open source software platform and to collaborate on and share user-focused solutions built on that platform. Or, in plain English, we make an operating system and we make it easy for you do useful stuff... Read More →

Monday August 17, 2015 3:20pm - 4:10pm PDT

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