Cloud Native & Coffee: Is Open Source Only About Free Software?

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Sophia Vargas, Open Source Program Manager with Google, and Adam Parco, Shaun O'Meara, Nick Chase of Mirantis

About this talk

Because it doesn't directly cost anything to get, for many people "open source" means "free software". But is it really free? In this rollicking discussion we will get the perspective of Sophia Vargas, Program Manager in Google's Open Source Programs Office. What is the impact of open source on the industry, and how is it created and managed? What are the risks and rewards of community built software? Come by and join the conversation!

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