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CORVÉ pre-conference – Tuesday Dec 14th 2010

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  • Open Source and Open Data in Open Government Dries Buytaert, PhD Founder and project lead Drupal Founder and CTO Acquiahttp://buytaert.net :: http://twitter.com/dries
  • DrupalSoftware to build websites with
  • Free as in freedom1. Freedom to run the program2. Freedom to study the program3. Freedom to modify the program4. Freedom to re-distribute the program View slide
  • Meet Dries 10 years ago when he started work on Drupal ... Student dorm in Antwerp where I started Drupal Assembly books Chess board Collection of stamps Compiler books View slide
  • Drupal1% of web3,000 developers at DrupalCon San Francisco900+ contributors to Drupal 7 core7,000+ modules1M registered users on drupal.org2M unique visitors/month on drupal.orgFREE
  • Een.be
  • RTBF.be
  • VT4
  • VTM
  • Ketnet
  • CNN GO
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Official Michael Jackson website (Sony Music)
  • Britney.com
  • Pink.com
  • Ozzy.com
  • Backstreet boys
  • Main french government portal
  • DrupalSoftware to build websites with
  • DrupalA passionate community of users and developers
  • * Yes, that is a Drupal sticker No, it is not me!
  • Only Drupal can get away with wearing blue spandex in public. Also, no one is getting paid to do this.
  • It is not about the bitsIt is all about the people 1400 Drupal developers Washington, 2009
  • Community can help make the difference between this and ...
  • Hundreds of thousands of websitesThousands of developers1000+ shops5000+ modules300,000+ downloads/month1.5M unique visitors/month100% year over year growth24/7FREE
  • “The Internet? We are not interested in it.”Bill Gates (1993)
  • “The problem with television is that people must sit andkeep their eyes glued on a screen; the average Americanfamily hasn’t time for it.”New York Times (1939)
  • Open Source is unstoppable
  • Open Data will be unstoppable
  • "Apps for Democracy produced more savings for theD.C. government than any other initiative."Vivek Kundra, Former CTO of Washington DC
  • It is not about the bitsIt is all about the people
  • Open Source and Open Data requires a leap of faith
  • ... or a presidential memorandum :-)
  • It’s a combination oftechnology and attitude
  • But what came first?
  • the attitude?Credit: Tara Hunt
  • the technology?Credit: Tara Hunt
  • My money is on the chicken (*) (*) But enough about poultry ...
  • The technology is available
  • Really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, There are a lot of citizen thatreally, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, are really, really, really, really,collaborate really,really, really, really eager to really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, eager
  • dries@buytaert.net :: http://buytaert.net :: http://twitter.com/dries