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Upcoming Industry Talk on The Center for the Cultivation of Technology by Moritz Bartl of Renewable Freedom Foundation

We will host an industry talk on “The Center for the Cultivation of Technology” in FLOSS, our open source course. The talk is free and open to the public.

  • by: Moritz Bartl of Renewable Freedom Foundation
  • about: The Center for the Cultivation of Technology
  • on: May 31st, 2016, 15:30 Uhr
  • at: H2, Egerlandstr. 3
  • as part of: FLOSS

Abstract: The Center for the Cultivation of Technology is a new project that grew out of countless discussions in the digital activism and Free Software scene over the past years. In this session, we will talk about sustainability of core infrastructure projects, how to win contributors for projects (and how to become a contributor), project health indicators and the state of open source technology and foundationsthrough the lens of not-for-profit privacy technologies and core libraries such as GnuPG and OpenSSL.

Speaker: Moritz Bartl is the director of a “Digital Human Rights” foundation based in Ingolstadt, supported by the owner of the Donaukurier daily newspaper. The foundation works closely with technology projects, civil liberties groups and digital advocacy organizations to protect and preserve Human Rights in the digital landscape. Moritz is a Free Software enthusiast, a core member of the anonymization project Tor, a fellow of the Hermes Center for Transparency and Human Rights, and has been contributing to various open source projects for almost two decades.

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