Open Source Bridge 2015 Birds of a Feather proposals

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* Nothing Is Totally Incomprehensible If We Try Together

Let's talk about ways to demystify programming topics that people think are mysterious, incomprehensible, and scarily hard.
Birds of a Feather session 2015-03-13 20:04:51 +0000
Sumana Harihareswara

* Diversity in Open Source

Let's share ideas, challenges, and solutions for the goal of diversity in the Open Source community.
Birds of a Feather session 2015-03-06 21:21:54 +0000
Alberto Roca

* Chat & Open Source: Past, Present, & Future

UPDATE: By request, this will be moved to Friday's unconference sessions. Was Wednesday B201 7-8:30pm: Proprietary platforms like Slack and newer open source alternatives like Telegram & others are giving IRC serious competition. Let's discuss the current state & what the future holds.
Birds of a Feather session 2015-06-15 18:22:51 +0000
Michael Downey

* Adventuring Beyond the Local Development Environment

Web developers have access to better and better tools, but many of us use the same local dev environments we used 5 years ago. Let's discuss how we can make a better future for developing websites on our computers by adventuring beyond the concept of a "local development environment".
Birds of a Feather session 2015-06-19 02:25:01 +0000
Alec Reynolds

* 12 Steps to Cloud Security

Cloud Architects, Managers and Engineers looking for a simpler introduction into the world of cloud security will benefit greatly from this talk. Using the 12-steps as a guide, attendees will be able to understand various security domains outlined and be able to implement a cloud security framework of their own using open source solutions alone.
Birds of a Feather session 2015-05-13 08:07:48 +0000
Vishnu Vettrivel