Canada Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
1. Attend Meetups and Conferences: Open-source Meetups and Conferences are a great way to connect with the community and learn about the latest trends and technologies in open source. Some popular open source events in Canada include Open Source Summit, Foss4g, and PyCon.
  1. Join Online Communities: There are numerous online communities for open source enthusiasts where you can connect with like-minded people, ask questions, and share ideas. Some popular online communities in Canada include the Open Source Hardware Group, Open Source Canada, and the Open Source Software Institute.

  2. Read Books and Publications: There are many books and publications on open source that can help you gain a deeper understanding of the technology. Some notable books on open source in Canada include “The Art of Community” by Jono Bacon and “Open Source Leadership” by Jean-Francois Arseneault.

  3. Take Online Courses: There are numerous online courses on open source that can help you learn about the technology. Some popular online course platforms include Coursera, edX, and Udemy.

  4. Participate in Open Source Projects: Contributing to open source projects is a great way to learn about the technology and gain hands-on experience. Some notable open source projects in Canada include Drupal, OpenOffice, and GIMP.

Notable Technologists from Canada Throughout History:

  1. James Gosling: Canadian computer scientist and creator of the Java programming language.

  2. Alan Kay: Computer scientist and pioneer of object-oriented programming.

  3. Alexander Graham Bell: Inventor of the telephone and founder of the Bell Telephone Company.

  4. Chris Dibona: Open source evangelist and former director of Google’s Open Source Programs Office.

  5. Eugene Fiume: Computer graphics researcher and founding director of the Computer Graphics Lab at the University of Toronto.

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