Pitfalls of FOSS                                   Vishnu Gopal                          FR EE                            ...
A little bit about this talk                                UX problems                                  Curation         ...
Free T-shirts!                               :-)Monday, 7 February 2011
Set A           Set B                          Richard Stallman   Bill Gates                          Eric S. Raymond    S...
Set A              Set B                          Richard Stallman      Bill Gates                          Eric S. Raymon...
Set A               Set B                          Richard Stallman       Bill Gates                          Eric S. Raym...
Set A                 Set B                          Richard Stallman         Bill Gates                          Eric S. ...
Monday, 7 February 2011
Monday, 7 February 2011
Where do YOU stand?Monday, 7 February 2011
Set A   Set BMonday, 7 February 2011
Set A   Set C   Set BMonday, 7 February 2011
Set A         Set C           Set B                                      Pragmatist                                  Some ...
Me                          @vishnugopal                          CTO, MobME Wireless Solutions Pvt.                      ...
User eXperienceMonday, 7 February 2011
Monday, 7 February 2011
Monday, 7 February 2011
Screenshot on iPhone                          Press home and lock buttons together.Monday, 7 February 2011
Screenshot on Android                          Turn on USB Debugging                          Connect your device to your ...
UX is not about making                            things look good.                          But make simple tasks        ...
Curation and ChoiceMonday, 7 February 2011
Curation and ChoiceMonday, 7 February 2011
Curation and ChoiceMonday, 7 February 2011
Curation and Choice                            Somebody else chooses for youMonday, 7 February 2011
Curation and Choice                            Somebody else chooses for you                             Museums, art gall...
Curation and Choice                            Somebody else chooses for you                             Museums, art gall...
Choices                                            *nix          OSX                                        Gnome, KDE,   ...
Choices                             lead to                          ComplexityMonday, 7 February 2011
Dependency HellMonday, 7 February 2011
Idealism vs. PragmatismMonday, 7 February 2011
Google’s h.264 Stance,                                    the <video> tag & Flash                          <video> is a re...
Google’s h.264 Stance,                                  the <video> tag & Flash             h.264 is not a free codec     ...
Monday, 7 February 2011
Finis.                          Questions?                          www.mobme.in/careersMonday, 7 February 2011
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Pitfalls of FOSS

  1. 1. Pitfalls of FOSS Vishnu Gopal FR EE T- hir ts! SMonday, 7 February 2011
  2. 2. A little bit about this talk UX problems Curation Idealism vs. Pragmatism Some AdviceMonday, 7 February 2011
  3. 3. Free T-shirts! :-)Monday, 7 February 2011
  4. 4. Set A Set B Richard Stallman Bill Gates Eric S. Raymond Steve JobsMonday, 7 February 2011
  5. 5. Set A Set B Richard Stallman Bill Gates Eric S. Raymond Steve Jobs FOSS Advocates Evil BusinessmenMonday, 7 February 2011
  6. 6. Set A Set B Richard Stallman Bill Gates Eric S. Raymond Steve Jobs FOSS Advocates Evil Businessmen No interest in $ $ is KingMonday, 7 February 2011
  7. 7. Set A Set B Richard Stallman Bill Gates Eric S. Raymond Steve Jobs FOSS Advocates Evil Businessmen No interest in $ $ is King Has facial hair Entirely cleanshavenMonday, 7 February 2011
  8. 8. Monday, 7 February 2011
  9. 9. Monday, 7 February 2011
  10. 10. Where do YOU stand?Monday, 7 February 2011
  11. 11. Set A Set BMonday, 7 February 2011
  12. 12. Set A Set C Set BMonday, 7 February 2011
  13. 13. Set A Set C Set B Pragmatist Some interest in $ Wannabe facial hairMonday, 7 February 2011
  14. 14. Me @vishnugopal CTO, MobME Wireless Solutions Pvt. LTd. HCI, University College London Lead 30+ developers Mobile VAS Carrier-grade network elements, Enterprise solutionsMonday, 7 February 2011
  15. 15. User eXperienceMonday, 7 February 2011
  16. 16. Monday, 7 February 2011
  17. 17. Monday, 7 February 2011
  18. 18. Screenshot on iPhone Press home and lock buttons together.Monday, 7 February 2011
  19. 19. Screenshot on Android Turn on USB Debugging Connect your device to your PC Go to the tools folder in Android SDK, run the batch file titled ‘ddms’ ...Monday, 7 February 2011
  20. 20. UX is not about making things look good. But make simple tasks easy, common tasks possible for an average user.Monday, 7 February 2011
  21. 21. Curation and ChoiceMonday, 7 February 2011
  22. 22. Curation and ChoiceMonday, 7 February 2011
  23. 23. Curation and ChoiceMonday, 7 February 2011
  24. 24. Curation and Choice Somebody else chooses for youMonday, 7 February 2011
  25. 25. Curation and Choice Somebody else chooses for you Museums, art galleries curateMonday, 7 February 2011
  26. 26. Curation and Choice Somebody else chooses for you Museums, art galleries curate Does the curators’ tastes match your own?Monday, 7 February 2011
  27. 27. Choices *nix OSX Gnome, KDE, Appearance <default> Fluxbox Music Player Amarok, ... iTunes GCC/Choice Development of Language & Xcode Environment EditorMonday, 7 February 2011
  28. 28. Choices lead to ComplexityMonday, 7 February 2011
  29. 29. Dependency HellMonday, 7 February 2011
  30. 30. Idealism vs. PragmatismMonday, 7 February 2011
  31. 31. Google’s h.264 Stance, the <video> tag & Flash <video> is a replacement for Flash video Browser <video> codecs Flash codecs IE h264, webM h264 Firefox webM h264 Chrome webM, h264 h264 Safari & iOS h264 h264Monday, 7 February 2011
  32. 32. Google’s h.264 Stance, the <video> tag & Flash h.264 is not a free codec webM is a free codec h.264’s patents are held by webM’s patents are held by a consortium Google webM’s technology probably copies from h264Monday, 7 February 2011
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  34. 34. Finis. Questions? www.mobme.in/careersMonday, 7 February 2011

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