Sweden Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
To learn more about open-source technology in Sweden, one can start by exploring the following resources:
  1. Open Source Sweden: A non-profit organization that promotes open-source software and hardware in Sweden. They organize events, workshops, and offer resources for both individuals and businesses.

  2. Open Knowledge Sweden: A chapter of the global Open Knowledge Foundation, they work to promote open access to data and knowledge. They organize events and offer resources for individuals and organizations.

  3. FOSS-Stockholm: A group of open-source enthusiasts who organize regular meetups and events in Stockholm.

  4. GitHub Sweden: A community of developers in Sweden who share open-source projects on the popular coding platform.

Notable technologists from Sweden throughout history include:

  1. Lars Magnus Ericsson: The founder of Ericsson, a telecommunications company that is still prominent today. He is credited with creating the first telephone in Sweden.

  2. Martin Lorentzon: The co-founder of Spotify, the popular music streaming service.

  3. Carl Bildt: A former Prime Minister of Sweden and a prominent figure in the tech industry. He has served on the board of directors for several tech companies and is an advocate for innovation and entrepreneurship.

  4. Niklas Zennström: The co-founder of Skype, an online communication platform. He is also a prominent venture capitalist, investing in many successful tech startups.

By exploring these resources and learning about these notable technologists, one can gain a better understanding of the open-source tech landscape in Sweden and the country’s contributions to the global tech industry.

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