Germany Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
1. Joining local open source communities: One of the best ways to learn about open source tech in Germany is to join local open source communities. There are several such groups in Germany, such as the Open Source Business Alliance (OSB Alliance) and Open Source Network.
  1. Attending open source conferences: Attending open source conferences is another great way to learn about open source tech in Germany. Some of the notable open source conferences held in Germany are LinuxTag, FrOSCon, and Open Source Summit Europe.

  2. Reading open source publications: There are several open source publications in Germany that one can read to learn more about open source tech. Some of the notable publications are Linux Magazin, Linux User, and Netzpolitik.

  3. Online open source resources: There are several online resources one can use to learn about open source tech in Germany. Some of the notable ones are Open Source Guide, Open Source Observatory and Repository, and Open Source Software in Germany.

Notable technologists from Germany throughout history:

  1. Konrad Zuse: Konrad Zuse is considered the inventor of the first programmable computer in the world.

  2. Carl Friedrich Gauss: Carl Friedrich Gauss is known for his contributions to mathematics and computer science, and is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time.

  3. Heinrich Hertz: Heinrich Hertz is known for his work on electromagnetic waves, which laid the foundation for the development of wireless communication technology.

  4. Klaus Tschira: Klaus Tschira was the co-founder of SAP, one of the largest software companies in the world.

  5. Ada Lovelace: Although Ada Lovelace was born in England, she is considered one of the pioneers of computer science and made significant contributions to the development of the first computer programs.

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