How We Changed The World With Open Source

A session at Lone Star PHP 2017

Friday 21st April, 2017

4:00pm to 4:50pm (CST)

In June of 2012, podcaster and veteran web dev Ed Finkler spoke openly about his lifelong struggles with mental illness with co-host Chris Hartjes. Four years later, a non-profit corporation with a dozen volunteers is working to change the tech and open source community. In this talk, Finkler tells the story of how the episode happened, the incredible response they received, and how it grew into a charity dedicated to changing and saving lives -- all by using the principles of open source culture.

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Ed Finkler

Dork, Dad, JS, PHP & Python feller, FOSS nerd. Mental Health advocate http://OSMIhelp.org. Podcasts at http://devhell.info. See also @funkalinks bio from Twitter

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Time 4:00pm4:50pm CST

Date Fri 21st April 2017

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