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Software Freedom Day 2008

The 2008 Software Freedom Day event in Melbourne, Australia was held at The Hub@Docklands. The event started off with a breakfast for volunteers

Free breakfast for volunteers.

Free breakfast for volunteers.

followed by the setting up of the venue itself

Setting up the venue.

Setting up the venue.

A number of people from various organizations delivered talks during the day. Among them include

I gave a mini-talk on computer algebra systems in maths education

A mini-talk on computer algebra systems, in particular Sage.

A mini-talk on computer algebra systems, in particular Sage. Thanks to Peter Baker for this shot.

More photos taken during the day can be found at Picasaweb or Flickr. James Collier has written about the event, commenting on its strengths and a number of shortcomings during the day. Overall, I think the event went pretty well for what it’s meant to do.

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  1. 16 October 2008 at 11:09 pm

    Hey Minh,
    Thanks for coming and participatng and thanks for the write up!
    cheers
    Donna

  2. Karrie
    1 November 2008 at 9:09 am

    ^^ Interesting!

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