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Open Source in the Cloud Era

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Main Stage

Presented by

Tim O'Reilly (Tim OReilly)
O'Reilly Media
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First impressions: Watch overviews and tutorials for those new to the community.

Like it or not, we're building an Internet operating system, a platform that will host everything from mobile phone apps to web apps. The platform wars of the 1980s and 1990s are nothing to the platform wars that are about to erupt on the net, as major players try to solidify their hold on the future. What is the role of open source in this future? How can we build an "internet operating system" of small pieces loosely joined (like Linux, or the Drupal ecosystem) rather than one that is owned by a single platform vendor?

Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
Industry: education, entertainment, library, marketing, media, non-profit

Where can we watch the live stream? TIA

I think that's at just like for Dries, the music is already on...

Please make the recording available to the European home-stuck Drupalistas!
Many thanks!

I second the request to make the recording available... In my case just to be able to share some of his excellent insights into the future of internet technologies and their possible social impacts.

Tim talked about many open source platforms and projects. I've organized many of the links he shared into an "Open Source Top Ten":

So, according to Mr. O'Reilly, the GOP takeover of Congress during Clinton's first term had nothing to do with the reduction in spending by the federal government. It was all thanks to Clinton and Gore. Riiiight.