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Presentation of a lighten talk given at Technology and Research Seminiar Series of CS Department in City University of Hong Kong.

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  • 1. Open Source Activities In Hong Kong 28 October 2010 at City University of Hong Kong.
  • 2. Sammy Fung
  • 3. Python Rock & Roll Basketball
  • 4. Why am I interested to Open Source Software ?
  • 5. Why do I participate & organise Open Source activities ?
  • 6. Computing is my interest.
  • 7. 1991 Computers are not that common In Hong Kong.
  • 8. 4 2nd-hand computers Are Installed in School library
  • 9. Students could free to use it. I started to use it.
  • 10. 1 st Month 1 st GWBASIC program
  • 11. NOT “Hello World” !!!
  • 12. DOS commands UNIX commands
  • 13. Who did provide and install DOS, anti-virus, GWBASIC on computers ?
  • 14. I dunno. XD
  • 15. 1997
  • 16.  
  • 17. I heard a UNIX software which can run on PC computers!
  • 18. Not only on mainframes and mini-computers
  • 19. That's Linux.
  • 20. Free of charge
  • 21. Source Code are all open.
  • 22. More application software are included.
  • 23. Apache web server (1997!!!)
  • 24. C complier
  • 25. Enlightment on X-Windows (1998!) Linux Historical Screenshot Gallery (1998-2001) - http://titaniclinux.net/FC?cmsPage=true&link=96
  • 26. My journey
  • 27. 1997 linux.org.hk / linux.hk Hong Kong Linux User Group (HKLUG)
  • 28. 2002 hklia.org Hong Kong Linux Industry Association
  • 29. 2006 oaka.org Open-source Application Knowledge Association
  • 30. 2007 opensource.hk Open Source Hong Kong
  • 31. Activities 5 types
  • 32. 1. Cafe Meetups
  • 33.  
  • 34. 2. Seminiars
  • 35. Software Freedom Day 2008, Hong Kong
  • 36. 3. Workshops
  • 37.  
  • 38. 4. Exhibitions
  • 39.  
  • 40.  
  • 41. 5. Projects
  • 42. Chinese FreeFonts Project 開源香港常用中文字體計劃
  • 43. 4 reasons To participate in community
  • 44. 1. Develop personal global social network.
  • 45.  
  • 46.  
  • 47.  
  • 48. 2. Fun!
  • 49.  
  • 50. 3. Learning
  • 51.  
  • 52. 4. Sharing.
  • 53.  
  • 54. Upcoming events
  • 55. 6 Nov 2010 Mobile The Gathering Android, iOS, Meego, WebOS
  • 56. Mameo/Meego Talk, July 2010
  • 57. Early of 2011 Firefox 4 Party
  • 58.  
  • 59. Dec 2010 / Jan 2011 Education and Open Source
  • 60. Kid kissing a XO computer in Hong Kong. - One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Licensed in Creative Commons BY-CC by @laihiu – flickr.com/photos/laihiu
  • 61. Feb 2011 Causal Meetup
  • 62.  
  • 63. Check it out at opensource.hk
  • 64. 2011
  • 65. I want to visit.......
  • 66. DrupalCon 2010, US
  • 67. FOSDEM 2010, Europe. (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 68. COSCUP 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 69. Do you want too ?
  • 70. How about...... ?
  • 71. Linus Torvalds @ LinuxCon Brazil
  • 72. GNOME.Asia Summit 2009 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 73. OK! A Question!
  • 74. Not Hong Kong ? an international city.
  • 75. Yes, we don't have any big gig in the past.
  • 76. Will we have..... ?
  • 77. http://live.gnome.org/GnomeAsia/2011Summit/PotentialVenues/HK GNOME.Asia 2011 Summit & Hackfest in Hong Kong ??? (on candidate list) (Final decision will be made by GNOME Asia.)
  • 78. We dunno yet.
  • 79. But surely we need more resources.... People, Venues, Projects
  • 80. Finally......
  • 81. Purpose of this lighten talk
  • 82. Invite you to try to use open source software & participate in the community.
  • 83. Hopes students can form Their user/technology/interests groups Related to open source.
  • 84. For questions of open source [email_address] Thank you.