Ray Hightower Ray Hightower on

OpenROV (remotely operated underwater vehicle) was founded with the mission to make undersea exploration available to everyone. It is an underwater robot that runs Linux, Node.js, socket.io, and TCP/IP and is controlled by a web browser. OpenROV is also completely open source. In this lightning talk, Ray Hightower, software developer and founder of WisdomGroup, walks through his OpenROV construction, software architecture, and underwater exploration.

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Kiyoto Tamura Kiyoto Tamura on

Fluentd is an open source data collector started by Treasure Data, that helps simplify and scale log management. In this talk, Kiyoto Tamura, Director of Developer Relations at Treasure Data, Inc. gives an overview and demo of Fluentd and goes through its most popular use cases.

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Rosaria Silipo Rosaria Silipo on

Open source tools usually delegate their support service to community forums. How reliable is this strategy? In this talk, Rosaria Silipo answers that question and this one, "who says that Open Source Software does not have support?"  She measures the efficiency of the community forum from 2007 to 2012 of KNIME, an open source data analytics platform. Commonly used techniques in social media analysis, such as web crawling, web analytics, text mining, and network analytics, are used to investigate the forum characteristics. Each part is described in detail during this presentation. This talk was recorded at the SF Data Mining meetup at inPowered.

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Pete Soderling Pete Soderling on

Announcer: Okay, so our next speaker is Pete Soderling. He is the founder of G33kTalk, which is—I don’t know, I guess, I think it’s going to be like a multimedia empire in a little bit, but he has a really good mailing list that sends out some really interesting articles, mostly technology  articles, a little bit on technical leadership, as well. I’m not sure how he does it, like he operates both in New York and San Francisco. He actually records meetups, and so he puts some of the videos up on his website, as well. And so, he’s certainly somebody that’s very much embedded in the community. He gave the—well, a longer version of this talk at QCon, because recruiting is also something that he is good at in addition to multimedia and stuff. So, without further ado.

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