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Tuesday, April 14 • 5:20pm - 6:10pm
Corporate Source vs. Open Source - John Coggeshall, Internet Technology Solutions

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Do you know the different interpretations of “free”? If you’re in open source, you should. In this talk we’ll take a walk down memory lane in roughly the past 20 years of open source, how what “open source” means has changed and evolved, and how companies have in some senses co-opted it rather brilliantly to what I would say is our detriment. Gain some insight into the history of our beloved industry through the thoughts of those who were there to create it, the philosophical ideas that powered it, and how those ideas have both evolved and been in some ways subtlety manipulated in the years since.


John Coggeshall

John Coggeshall is the owner of Internet Technology Solutions, LLC - an Internet and PHP consultancy serving customers worldwide, as well as the owner of CoogleNet - a subscription based WiFi network. As former senior member of Zend Technologies' Global Services team, he got started with PHP in 1997 and is the author of four published books and over 100 articles on PHP technologies with some of the biggest names in the industry such as Sams... Read More →

Tuesday April 14, 2015 5:20pm - 6:10pm
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