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Photo Essay: Geekdom descends on Wellington

Published: Fri 22 Jan 2010 06:50 PM
Photo Essay: A Geek Festival Hits The Capital


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Wellington's Convention Center this week hosted 700 open source software engineers - i.e. geeks - for a festival of discussion of all things linux at Linux.Conf.Au the annual Australasian Linux conference. Carl Suurmond was dispatched to catch the atmosphere with his camera on the final day. Tomorrow the conference will open its doors to the public for an Open Day for all things linux from 11am to 2pm.


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In the absence of Kate Olliver her sister took over her 'How to make an Origami Penguin' presentation.


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Andrew Tridgell talks patent defence for free software.


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Mark Osbourne proudly shares his 'Open Source School.'


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Paul Fenwick demonstrates his nearly completed 'AntiSocial' FB application. See also http://www.facebook.com/follow.paul


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All the laptops were out.


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Brijesh Patel from Auckland.


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There were a quite few friendly Australians.


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ENDS

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