Japan Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
1. Join online communities: Joining online communities like Open Source Community Japan, Linux User Group (LUG), Open Source Forum, and other tech-focused communities can help you learn more about open-source tech in Japan. These communities provide a platform to connect with like-minded people, share knowledge, and stay up-to-date with the latest trends in the field.
  1. Attend conferences and events: Attending conferences and events related to open-source technology can help you learn more about the latest developments in the field. The Open Source Conference, Open Source Summit Japan, and Open Source Forum are some of the popular events in Japan that you can attend.

  2. Read blogs and publications: Reading blogs and publications from notable technologists and open-source advocates can help you gain insights and learn about the latest developments in the field. Some of the popular blogs and publications in Japan include Open Source Japan, Linux Magazine, and Open Source For You.

  3. Take online courses: Taking online courses from renowned institutions like The Linux Foundation and edX can help you gain a deeper understanding of open-source technology. These courses cover topics like Linux, cloud computing, and DevOps.

  4. Notable technologists from Japan: Some of the notable technologists from Japan throughout history include:

  • Ken Sakamura: Known for developing the TRON project, a free and open-source real-time operating system.
  • Linus Torvalds: Although he was born in Finland, Torvalds currently resides in the United States. He is the creator of the Linux kernel, which is the foundation of many open-source operating systems.
  • Hiroshi Ishii: He is a computer scientist and professor at MIT who has made significant contributions to the field of user interface design.

Overall, learning more about open-source technology in Japan requires a combination of active involvement in the community, attending events, reading publications and blogs, taking online courses, and learning from notable technologists.

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