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Open Source and Social Change — Making the World a Better Place

Paul Fenwick (Perl Training Australia)

Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 10 ratings)

Keynote by Paul Fenwick, managing director of Perl Training Australia.

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Paul Fenwick

Perl Training Australia

Paul Fenwick is the managing director of Perl Training Australia and has been teaching computer science for over a decade. Paul is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, developer, and science educator. He is well known for presenting on a diverse range of topics including privacy, neuroscience and neuroethics, Klingon programming, open source, depression and mental health, advancements in science, diversity, autonomous agents, and minesweeper automation. His dynamic presentation style and quirky humor has delighted audiences worldwide. Paul was awarded the 2013 O’Reilly Open Source award and the 2010 White Camel award, both for outstanding contributions to the open source community. As a Freedom-Loving Scientist, Paul’s goal is to learn everything he can, do amazing things with that knowledge, and give them away for free. (Photograph by Joshua Button)