Iraq Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
1. Join the Iraqi Open Source community: The Iraqi Open Source community is a platform that brings together open source enthusiasts from all over Iraq. They share information and knowledge about open source technology, provide training and resources, and organize events to promote the use of open source technology in Iraq. You can join their Facebook group or follow them on Twitter to stay up-to-date with their activities.
  1. Read online resources: There are many online resources available that provide information about open source technology in Iraq. These resources include blogs, forums, and websites that cover topics related to open source technology. Here are some websites to get started with:
  • Open Source Initiative (OSI): The OSI is a non-profit organization that promotes and protects open source software and technology. They provide resources, education, and advocacy for open source technology.

  • Open Source for America: Open Source for America is a group of companies, non-profits, and academics that promote the use of open source technology in government and public policy.

  • Open Source Ecology: Open Source Ecology is a non-profit organization that creates open source technology for sustainable living.

  1. Attend tech events: Attending tech events in Iraq is a great way to learn more about open source technology and meet like-minded people. Some popular tech events in Iraq include:
  • Iraq Technology and Communications Conference: This is an annual event that brings together tech experts, investors, and entrepreneurs to discuss the latest trends in technology.

  • Baghdad International Book Fair: This is an annual event that attracts book lovers from all over the world. It is a great place to network and learn about the latest technology in Iraq.

Notable technologists from Iraq throughout history:

  1. Al-Khwarizmi (780-850 AD): Al-Khwarizmi was a Persian mathematician and astronomer who is considered the father of algebra. His work on algebra and algorithms has had a significant impact on the development of computer science.

  2. Ibn Al-Haytham (965-1040 AD): Ibn Al-Haytham was an Arab mathematician, physicist, and astronomer who made important contributions to the field of optics. His work on the nature of light and the structure of the eye laid the foundation for modern optics.

  3. Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258 AD): The Abbasid Caliphate was an Islamic empire that spanned much of the Middle East and North Africa. During its reign, the Abbasid Caliphate made significant contributions to the fields of astronomy, mathematics, and medicine.

In conclusion, learning more about open source technology in Iraq can be done by joining the Iraqi Open Source community, reading online resources, and attending tech events. Additionally, notable technologists from Iraq throughout history include Al-Khwarizmi, Ibn Al-Haytham, and the Abbasid Caliphate.

Claim this Dojo

Traveler Town: our in-house open-source chat app. One chat room per country (powered by Rocket.Chat (Included in every Dojo):

Next dojo: Ireland