|Java and Python joined together|
- Happy food production by Luca Pescatore(
- Why python has special methods and why in the world would I use them anyway - Baze Petrushev(twitter)
He talk was mostly about the magic methods in python and how they can be used http://www.rafekettler.com/magicmethods.html. Some considered this a good thing other bad but anyway it was an interesting way to see the operator over-overloading in Python used for good.
- Wireless Mesh Networks with sensors, Internet Of Things, Open Network project - )
As the title states the talk was basically about running open networks and how one can setup various sensors and then use the data is gathered via the sensors.
- ZeroMQ in python - Baze Petrushev and Damjan Gergievski (http://damjan.softver.org.mk/)
Basically, they covered the
- I didn't get the chance to see:
- Rabsbery Pi by Glisha and Chombe(Chombium)
- Non-Commercial potatoes by Andrea
- Free Android by Ivo
- Hacklab collaboration disquisition by Marcel
, but from what I heard they were all really inspirational and cool.
- And last but not least was Women in IT + Open Eduction discussion that became very heat-et. We raised the question on:
- Do male and female programmers have equal opportunity?
- Why is there so small percentage of girls in engineering?
- Why their only a handful open-source project leaders that are female?
- Are program's like Google summer of Code and Gnome women outreach good for improving that percentage and is that artificial?
- What do Hacker-spaces do right or wrong to have so small percentage of females?
I cannot say that we had unanimous answers or a simple solution on any of these questions but most definitely the talks were interesting and led to various opinions on the subject.
|IBM computers in 1957, 1:1 male female ratio|
|Females in Engineering talks|