Conferences

OSCon 2008 Video: Privacy and Safety

Christine Peterson of Foresight Nanotech Institute asks, "Open Source Physical Security: Can We Have Both Privacy and Safety?" In this OSCon 2008 keynote, Peterson shows how increased security does not have to require loss of privacy. She introduces the concept (quote taken from that official conference description) of:

citizen-controlled, privacy-oriented, verifiably limited open source security devices and procedures focused on obtaining and sharing the minimal data required for communities to satisfy the reasonable concerns of their neighbors regarding the possible presence of specific weapons able to affect them directly.

OSCon 2008 Video: Learning From Airports

Jeremy Ruston of BT (British Telecom) Design delivers a short keynote on "Learning From Airports".

Stream directly online at http://technocation.org/node/603/play or download the 101 Mb .wmv file at http://technocation.org/node/603/download.

OSCon 2008 Video: Moblin, Linux for Next Generation Mobile Internet

Dirk Hohndel of Intel presents "Moblin, Linux for Next Generation Mobile Internet".
From the official conference description:
Hohndel presents the technology vision and direction for Moblin.org -- The open source community for developing the next generation internet and media experience on a new category of internet-centric devices such as Mobile Internet Devices, netbooks, nettops and Automotive In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems.

Stream directly online at http://technocation.org/node/602/play or download the 195 Mb .wmv file at http://technocation.org/node/602/download.

OSCon 2008 Video: Cloud Computing with Persistent Data

Jean-Paul Bauer of KnowledgeTree presents "Cloud Computing with Persistent Data: Pushing the Envelope of Amazon Web Services" at OSCon 2008. From the official conference description:

KnowledgeTreeLive is a novel SaaS document management application built using the Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud, Amazon’s Simple Storage Service and rPath’s Virtual Appliance technologies. KnowledgeTreeLive leverages the popular open source KnowledgeTree application. The combination of cloud computing, virtual appliances, and other open source technologies allowed for the speedy implementation of the on-demand offering, without requiring significant changes to the KnowledgeTree architecture and in a very cost and resource effective manner.

OSCon 2008 Video: OSCon Anniversaries

This year was the 10th anniversary of OSCon. In light of that, Peter H. Salus gave a keynote of OSCon Anniversaries.

Stream directly online at http://technocation.org/node/600/play or download the 232 Mb .wmv file at http://technocation.org/node/600/download.

OSCon 2008 Video: O'Reilly Radar

Tim O'Reilly presents the O'Reilly Radar at OSCon 2008 in Portland, Oregon.

Stream the video directly online at http://technocation.org/node/599/play or download the 330 Mb .wmv file at http://technocation.org/node/599/download.

2008 OSCon Video: Annual Frank Willison Award

The Python Foundation presents the Frank Willison Award annually at OSCON, recognizing outstanding contributions to the Python community. Watch the video of the award given away during OSCon 2008.

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Video: 2008 Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards at OSCon

Every year, the Google O'Reilly Open Source awards are handed out at OSCon. Check out who won (including a thank-you speech!) in this 13 minute video.

Stream directly online at http://technocation.org/node/595/play or download the 193 Mb .wmv file at http://technocation.org/node/595/download.

2008 OSCon Video: White Camel Awards

Every year at OSCon, the White Camel Awards are given out. See the (short) 2008 White Camel Awards presentation.

Stream directly online at http://technocation.org/node/594/play or download the 63 Mb .wmv file at http://technocation.org/node/594/download.

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