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my first year as a contributor in open source projects.. why do I like it so much, and why should you become one?

my first year as a contributor in open source projects.. why do I like it so much, and why should you become one?

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  • CFK = computerclub / lug in school Student board: organising trips, and tell professors they are doing it wrong ;-) Fedora: since January, so still 'newbie' Ambassador: belgium > europe > world Help organise events Give bad presentations Design T shirt fudcon toronto Spins wrangler: I have allot of influence on what spins fedora releases
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    1. Start hacking already!
    2. /whoami ● Bert Desmet ● Belgium ● 21 years old ● Student electronics-IT in Ghent (college) ● President CFK ● Student board ● Fedora ● Ambassador ● Spins wrangler And oh! I love beer and chocolate ;-)
    3. about ● How does a community work? ● Why would I? ● How can I do it?
    4. Open source?
    5. Open source...
    6. How does a community work?
    7. Things a project needs.. ● A project ● Software? ● Hardware? ● People ● Developers ● Marketeers ● Designers ● ... ● ...
    8. And a community looks like...? Contributors (5%) Participants (15%) PARTICIPATE SHARE Consumers (80%) SEEK
    9. So, why join? Future User Pool in flu en e c User Pool
    10. and... ● Networking! ● Learn cool things! ● Think about your future! ● Respect ;-)
    11. I'm a hacker.. ● I will write code for awesome projects ● I learn new techniques ● I am not the smartest guy around.. ● I get things :-)
    12. I get things...
    13. I'm an ambassador ● I give (sucky) presentations ● I man booths ● I support other users ● I get to places
    14. I get to places
    15. I am not a designer ● But you can be one! ● But I once made something too :-)
    16. What things? ● Whatever you want! ● As long as you believe in it!
    17. so.... ● http://join.fedoraproject.org ● http://join.sugarlabs.org ● http://maemo.org/community/contribute/ ● http://www.gnome.org/community/ ● ...
    18. Questions? E-mail: bert@bdesmet.be Twitter: @biertie identi.ca: @bdesmet Web: http://bdesmet.be

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