Capacity: 340
Seating Configuration: Theater

Open Source Bridge 2009 Birds of a Feather

Sessions for this room

Wednesday, June 17 - 07:00 PM

* Code-n-Splode BOF

BOF to go with the "My Grand Experiment" Talk.
gabrielle roth
Wednesday, June 17 - 08:30 PM

* Google Summer of Code BOF

People involved in the Google Summer of Code 2009 and those interested about Google Summer of Code getting together and hanging out!
Jonathan Leto

Open Source Bridge 2009

Sessions for this room

Wednesday, June 17 - 10:00 AM

* Organizing a Volunteer-Driven Open Source Community Project

Panel: Organization, coordination, and implementation of a volunteer community open source project: (by PDX Drupal UG)
Sarah Beecroft, Molly Vogt, Joaquin Lippincott, Melissa Anderson, Israel Bayer
Wednesday, June 17 - 11:20 AM

* Using virtualization and automation to improve your web development workflow

Large-scale web projects use sophisticated staged deployment systems, but the prospect of setting these up can be daunting. Using virtualization and automated configuration puts the benefits within easy reach even for small projects. David Brewer explains how Second Story uses Linux, VMware Server, and AutomateIt to grease the wheels of development on their museum-sector projects.
David Brewer
Wednesday, June 17 - 01:45 PM

* Please Your Pixel-Hungry Eyes With Codes That Read Better

Make the text you see in the Terminal window more legible and readable by finding, customizing and designing your own font!
Bram Pitoyo
Wednesday, June 17 - 03:50 PM

* Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto

This session is for developers who want to learn about the Android platform. Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. We’ll discuss the Android toolset and platform API’s.
Sean Sullivan
Wednesday, June 17 - 05:00 PM

* Speed up that library when you can't C a thing

The problem: you're using a modern dynamic language not known for speed, and you've identified a bottleneck. Write it in C? Does that give you the shakes? There are other language options available...
John Melesky
Thursday, June 18 - 10:00 AM

* Introduction to Parrot

This talk briefly explains the overall architecture of Parrot and teaches the skills needed to get started hacking in Parrot.
Chromatic X
Thursday, June 18 - 11:20 AM

* Ubiquitous Angels

We're using a variety of gems to build an ambient sensing tool to watch user activity over urban environments. The acts_as_solr gem to help provide faceted search, carrot2 to perform clustering and topic analysis, the twitter gem to fetch user activity in the first place.
Anselm Hook
Thursday, June 18 - 01:45 PM

* Write your own Bayesian Classifier: An Introduction to Machine Learning

Can you perform simple arithmetic? Do you know how to program well enough to open and read files? Then you can write a Bayesian classifier, one of the machine learning techniques for predicting categories, most famous for its use in spam filters. Let's demystify this impressively-named but ultimately simple process.
John Melesky
Thursday, June 18 - 03:50 PM

* An Introduction to Computer Vision

Learn about several computer vision techniques and how to put them together to form an entry-level object classifier.
Matthew Dockrey
Thursday, June 18 - 05:00 PM

* A Database Called The Web

In 2002 people wanted to build a database to track creative works; we built that database and it's called the Web.
Nathan Yergler