How We Changed The World With Open Source

Ed Finkler (21.Apr.2017 at 16:00, 50 min)
Keynote at Lone Star PHP 2017 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

In June of 2012, podcaster and veteran web dev Ed Finkler spoke openly about his lifelong struggles with mental illness with co-host Chris Hartjes. Four years later, a non-profit corporation with a dozen volunteers is working to change the tech and open source community. In this talk, Finkler tells the story of how the episode happened, the incredible response they received, and how it grew into a charity dedicated to changing and saving lives -- all by using the principles of open source culture.

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Rating: 5 of 5

21.Apr.2017 at 16:53 by Mark Niebergall (99 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Great talk covering how OMSI grew to change the world. Ed was honest, explained why mental health is so important, and showed where resources are available. Great talk!

Rating: 5 of 5

22.Apr.2017 at 09:53 by Joel Lord (6 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Rating: 5 of 5

22.Apr.2017 at 11:07 by Matt Trask (27 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Grump and Funky definitely changed the world. And that hoodie is dope.

Rating: 5 of 5

22.Apr.2017 at 14:34 by Joe Ferguson (110 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Best talk I've ever seen where the speaker's fly was unzipped.

Rating: 5 of 5

22.Apr.2017 at 18:55 by Michael Robinson (15 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Great presentation. Thank you for sharing.

Rating: 5 of 5

25.Apr.2017 at 14:16 by Bob Phillips (33 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Thank you.

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