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Friday, August 22 • 3:45pm - 4:35pm
Linux and 3D Printing - Tom Callaway, Red Hat

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The 3D printer is changing the world as we know it, as the price for digital fabrication technology is dropping, the footprint is shrinking, and the universe of digital models is growing. Open source hardware is playing a major role in this, and Linux support is a key part of enabling this ecosystem. In this presentation, Tom will talk about how 3D printing works, why open source hardware matters, and how to go from an idea to a physical object with Linux and FOSS software.

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Tom Callaway

University Outreach Lead, Red Hat
Tom Callaway has been working for Red Hat since 2001, and is currently leading an effort to promote open source in higher education. Tom also maintains a large number of Packages in Fedora (350+), and is responsible for managing Fedora's Legal issues. Tom frequently represents Fedora and Free Software at conferences around the world, and tries his best not to make too big of a fool of himself. When not working, Tom enjoys geocaching, ice... Read More →


Friday August 22, 2014 3:45pm - 4:35pm
Sheraton Ballroom II