There’s a few snakes that St. Patrick forgot to drive out of Ireland and as it turns out they’ll all Python programmers! This month we get a chance to talk about the upcoming PyCon Ireland event on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of July at Dublin School of English on Wellington Quay, Dublin 2. Around the mic are Python Ireland members Alan Kennedy, Michael Twomey, Vishal Vatsa and Tendayi Mawushe; letting us in on what to expect from PyCon Ireland, as well as a lively discussion around the potential role of Open Source in business and government.
We’d love to hear your opinion, especially if you’ve got some feedback on what you’d like to see in PyCon Ireland. You can leave feedback via the any of following
- Twitter account (codemongrel)
- Post a comment at the thread relating to this episode on the ossdev-ireland googlegroup
- Or simply add a comment to this blog post
Season 2 Episode 3 is available at the following links (high quality formats recommended)
Running time 29:44.
Music by Josh Woodward (Sticky Bee), see joshwoodward.com
- EveryBlock.com – A site that allows you to track and discuss what’s new in your neighborhood.
- Behind the scenes of EveryBlock.com – Adrian Holovaty, author of EveryBlock.com and co-author of the Django web framework, takes you under the hood of EveryBlock.com in a US PyCon 2009 Chicago Presentation
- Python.org – The official website of the Python language
- Crowdsourced document analysis and MP expenses – A blog post by Simon Willis, co-creator of the Django framework, on harnessing people power when shifting through large volumes of data
- Sunlight Foundation – A non-partisan, non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that focuses on the digitization of government data and the creation of tools and Web sites to make that data easily accessible for all citizens, in an effort to make government more transparent and accountable
- Thoughts on Microsoft History and OSS – An article by Udi Dahan exploring how Open Source has in many ways become a safer bet for managers in the .NET world in terms of longevity
- Wikipedia’s Open Source License article – An overview of what an Open Source license is, with links to more detailed comparisons and information on each one
- Open Source and Open Standards at Home – Positioning Ireland as an International Innovation Hub – A submission to the Irish Government’s Innovation Task Force identifying how Open Source can be used to drive innovation within Ireland
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