Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Ben Hall

Ben Hall
Founder, Katacoda | Ocelot Uproar

Website | @Ben_Hall

Ben Hall is the founder of Ocelot Uproar, a company focused on building products loved by users. Ben has worked as a system administrator, tester, and software developer and launched several companies. He still finds the time to publish books and speak at conferences. Ben enjoys looking for the next challenges to solve, usually over an occasional beer. Ben recently launched Katacoda, an online learning environment for developers that helps break down the barriers to learning new technologies such as Docker and containers.


12:10pm12:20pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 16
Ben Hall (Katacoda | Ocelot Uproar)
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Deeper dives: A TensorFlow talk from a community member. Read more.
2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Open Source: From Consumer to Contributor
Location: Meeting Room 9C
Level: Beginner
Ben Hall (Katacoda | Ocelot Uproar)
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(3.43, 7 ratings)
The README is key to successful open source projects as a gateway to welcoming new users and potential contributors. It defines the tone of the project, explains how to get started, and most importantly, outlines the project's aim. Ben Hall demonstrates how small changes to your documentation approach can have an enormous impact on how users get started. Read more.