Dries Buytaert

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Dries Buytaert

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. DrupalSoftware to build websites with
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Een.be
  7. 7. RTBF.be
  8. 8. VT4
  9. 9. VTM
  10. 10. Ketnet
  11. 11. CNN GO
  12. 12. New York Stock Exchange
  13. 13. Official Michael Jackson website (Sony Music)
  14. 14. Britney.com
  15. 15. Pink.com
  16. 16. Ozzy.com
  17. 17. Backstreet boys
  18. 18. Main french government portal
  19. 19. DrupalSoftware to build websites with
  20. 20. DrupalA passionate community of users and developers
  21. 21. * Yes, that is a Drupal sticker No, it is not me!
  22. 22. Only Drupal can get away with wearing blue spandex in public. Also, no one is getting paid to do this.
  23. 23. It is not about the bitsIt is all about the people 1400 Drupal developers Washington, 2009
  24. 24. Community can help make the difference between this and ...
  25. 25. Hundreds of thousands of websitesThousands of developers1000+ shops5000+ modules300,000+ downloads/month1.5M unique visitors/month100% year over year growth24/7FREE
  26. 26. “The Internet? We are not interested in it.”Bill Gates (1993)
  27. 27. “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)
  28. 28. Open Source is unstoppable
  29. 29. Open Data will be unstoppable
  30. 30. "Apps for Democracy produced more savings for theD.C. government than any other initiative."Vivek Kundra, Former CTO of Washington DC
  31. 31. It is not about the bitsIt is all about the people
  32. 32. Open Source and Open Data requires a leap of faith
  33. 33. ... or a presidential memorandum :-)
  34. 34. It’s a combination oftechnology and attitude
  35. 35. But what came first?
  36. 36. the attitude?Credit: Tara Hunt
  37. 37. the technology?Credit: Tara Hunt
  38. 38. My money is on the chicken (*) (*) But enough about poultry ...
  39. 39. The technology is available
  40. 40. 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
  41. 41. dries@buytaert.net :: http://buytaert.net :: http://twitter.com/dries

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