Portugal Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
To learn more about open-source technology in Portugal, there are several resources available online. Here are some links to get started:
  1. Open Source Lisbon - an annual conference that brings together industry professionals and enthusiasts to discuss and promote open-source technology.

  2. Open Source Software Observatory and Repository for European Public Administrations (OSOR) - a platform that provides access to a wide range of open-source software solutions, including those developed by Portuguese organizations.

  3. Open Source Portugal - an online community for developers, entrepreneurs, and users interested in open-source technology.

  4. GitHub - a popular platform for sharing and collaborating on open-source projects. Several Portuguese developers and organizations have projects on this platform.

Some notable technologists from Portugal throughout history include:

  1. Antonio Guterres - the current Secretary-General of the United Nations, who played a key role in the development of the open-source software movement in Portugal.

  2. Catarina Mota - a hardware hacker and entrepreneur who co-founded the OpenMaterials.org project, which aims to democratize access to materials science.

  3. Jose Mariano Gago - a physicist and politician who was instrumental in the creation of the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation, which has supported numerous open-source projects over the years.

  4. Pedro Domingos - a computer scientist and author who has written extensively on machine learning and data mining, two fields that are heavily influenced by open-source software.

  5. Ricardo Baeza-Yates - a computer scientist who has made significant contributions to the development of search engines and web analytics tools, many of which are built on open-source platforms.

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