Googlers head to OSCON 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

In three weeks, developers from around the world will converge on Portland, Oregon for O’Reilly Media’s annual open source conference, OSCON. The gathering of 2,000+ open source enthusiasts will take place July 22-26 at the Oregon Convention Center in the City of Roses.

This year 19 Googlers will be hosting sessions on a variety of topics with dozens more attending the open source conference. A list of all of the talks hosted by Googlers can be found below in chronological order.

Monday, July 22nd
9:00am    Ronald Minnich and Stefan Reinauer “Coreboot Tutorial
1:30pm    Francesc Campoy Flores “Introduction to Go

Wednesday, July 24th
1:40pm    Johan Euphrosine “How Learning Go Made Me A Better Programmer
2:30pm    Francesc Campoy Flores “Go Best Practices
4:10pm    Alice Boxhall and Rachel Shearer “Testing for accessibility
                Caskey Dickson “While (true) do; how hard can it be to keep running?
7:00pm    Google Open Source Team “Google Summer of Code Birds of a Feather” - check the BoF Board onsite for                              location

Thursday, July 25th
10:40am   Alex Martelli “‘Good enough’ is good enough!
                Augie Fackler and Nathaniel Manista “The End Of Object Inheritance & The Beginning of Anti-Rumsfeldian                                Modularity
1:40pm    Tim Bray “Reducing Identity Pain
                Gustavo Franco “Go Language for Ops and Site Reliability Engineering
4:10pm    Stuart Langley, moderator; Amy Unruh, panelist “Building Scalable PHP Applications Using Google’s App                                Engine
                 Wesley Chun “Python 103: Memory Model & Best Practices

Friday, July 26th
10:00am    Brad Fitzpatrick “ powered by Go
11:00am    Chris DiBona, Shawn Pearce and Carol Smith “The Google Open Source Update

We hope to see you at OSCON!

By Stephanie Taylor, Open Source Programs