r0ml Lefkowitz

r0ml Lefkowitz
Self, Retired


Robert (a/k/a r0ml) Lefkowitz is a software architect who works with proprietary software organizations to help them open up.


Software Architecture
Location: Portland 255 Level: Intermediate
r0ml Lefkowitz (Retired)
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(4.07, 14 ratings)
Open source software can avoid software design patterns that evolved to facilitate software development in a proprietary world. Read more.
Location: Portland Ballroom Level: Novice
r0ml Lefkowitz (Retired)
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(4.43, 23 ratings)
The open source movement is part of a larger historic shift in the relative societal value placed on writing over reading. This talk places the open source movement in the context of the evolution of literacy over the last five thousand years. Read more.
Location: Portland Ballroom
r0ml Lefkowitz (Retired)
Average rating: ****.
(4.26, 23 ratings)
“Distinction" is the noun for the adjective “Distinguished". The ACM Distinguished Member Recognition Program recognizes those who have "achieved a significant impact on the computing field.” Curiously, the ideals and practices of Open Source software are heavily under-represented. Why is that? And how do we change that? Read more.


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