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LuisGC

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Finishing our talk at Big Things Conference 2019
Finishing our talk at Big Things Conference 2019

A few days ago I had the opportunity and the privilege to deliver three different talks, in three consecutive days, in two international events: Big Things Conference 2019 and Commit Conf 2019. This crazy coincidence forces me to write one single post to summarize my experience in both events, including an overview of my three talks.

LuisGC

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Bradley M. Kuhn and Karen Sandler from Software Freedom Conservancy
Bradley M. Kuhn and Karen Sandler from Software Freedom Conservancy

It has been a week since I returned from another intense and thought-provoking weekend in Brussels, although it still feels like it was just yesterday. This year, apart from attending FOSDEM (as I intend to do every year) I took a very early flight on Friday to visit new (for me) places in the city. In just one day I visited the European Parliament Hemicycle, the House of European History, the Parlamentarium and the Museum of Natural Sciences. My most productive Friday in months, for sure.

LuisGC

9 minute read

Simon Phipps speaking about the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in FOSDEM 2018
Simon Phipps speaking about the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in FOSDEM 2018

After an uncertain landing a few hours ago (the airport in Madrid was barely working due to a snowy morning), I've just arrived home but instead of having some rest after an intense and though-provoking FOSDEM I felt the urge to start writing about my weekend in Brussels.

LuisGC

7 minute read

The final overview of the modular JDK, by Mark Reinhold
The final overview of the modular JDK, by Mark Reinhold

A couple of days ago DZone published an article called 9 Things Java Programmers Should Learn in 2018. I liked the idea and I even recommended the article to a couple of colleagues who are trying to reorient their professional career. After the advice I added some personal disclaimers about the content, to the point that one of my friends wisely told me:

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