Open Source Licences – Serious Business by Stefan Rapp
Open source licenses are often long, tedious to read and a waste of time until they are not. Listen to this talk and understand what it is all about. Be an instant expert on this in just 20 minutes.
used to be a lawyer, got bored really quick and focused on other things like natural language processing, graph-databa
ses, recommenders and such. He founded avellinus.com and works primarily as a constultant and contractor. The legal problems with (and without) licenses in copyright law are part of his agenda since his dissertation.
MachineKit by Alexander Rössler from TheToolCool-Company
Machinekit is a community-driven open-source for controlling machines such as CNC mills, 3D printers, quadcopters, robots and more. It started this year in May as a fork of the popular machine control software LinuxCNC.
This talk will give an introduction to Machinekit as well as the recently implemented middleware Machinetalk which makes Machinekit ready for the Internet of Things. You may also see some touchable real-life applications of Machinekit.
For more information about Machinekit visithttp://machinekit.io/ as well as the Machinekit Google Group:https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/machinekit
Crowdfunding – a startup story for people who want to get things started. and funded. by Simone Mathys-Parnreiter
Crowdfunding as a way to finance projects is still very much up and coming in Austria – so is the switzerland-based crowdfunding-platform wemakeit, which is launching in Austria on March 3rd. But what can this tool actually do? And what is needed to crowdfund successfully? Many answers to these questions are also part of our own startup story at wemakeit. At the core of it is knowing your product, knowing your crowd and building your network – as one of the most valuable resources you can have.
Simone has a background in culture, especially arts and (pop) music – writing, organizing, managing and generally helping people to get started and passing on knowledge, tools and skills. Nerdily passionate about such diverse things as music, networks, kicking gender stereotypes, shaping a copyright for the 21st century and Star Trek.
IoT Top 10 Risk by Jürgen Giesshofer from OWASP
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