This is a guest post from Paula Graham, organizer of the Flossie 2013 conference for women in free/libre and open source software (FLOSS).
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Flossie 2013 brings together FLOSS women developers, entrepreneurs, researchers and policy-makers, digital artists and social innovators for an exciting mix of talks, spontaneous discussions and open workshops. Flossie 2013 brings the benefits of open thinking to artist and entrepreneurs and the insights of diverse innovators to FLOSS development. Flossie 2013 is located in London.
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Flossie 2013 builds on last year’s success with new threaded mini-events: Google and Mozilla coders will be evaluating contributions to our Open CodeSprint and we are also combining students of architecture and product design with disability communities, makers and coders to explore and prototype Smart Assistive Environments innovation for Living Aids industry partners and is part of AHRC-funded participatory design research fieldwork.
For more information or to take part in the CodeSprint: http://www.flossie.org/content/flossie-2013-codesprint
For more information or to take part in the Diversifying Internet of Things project: http://www.flossie.org/content/diversifying-internet-things
This year’s theme is DIVERSITY – women, LGBTQ and men with an interest in diversifying technology are welcome to attend and the building offers wheelchair access, please note our diversity and anti-harassment policy here