Linux.conf.au 2014 – Day 3 – Welcome + Lightning talks

Lightning talks

  • Storing Passwords
    • Salt per per password
    • See Aus Govt standards
    • Use bcrypt or approved standards
    • Don’t write your own
  • Pyladies Australia
    • Setting up in Aus
    • Local groups
    • Various ways you can help
    • australia.pyladies.com
    • @pyladiesAU on twitter
  • Crowd-funding Free Software
    • eg kickstarter
    • wish was a feed of free software crowdfunding campaigns
    • cffsw.modernthings.org
    • @crowdfundfloss
    • Keep record of old and list existing and upcoming funding rounds
  • slidelint
    • everybody makes same mistakes in slides
    • like code lint but for you slides
    • eg text to small, too close to edge, low contrast, spelling
    • Website version coming
    • runs against pdf
    • All in python, pluggable, docs
    • github.com/mithro/slidelint
  • Raising Geek Girls
  • Blue Hackers
    • Blue Hackers area near rego desk
    • Blue Hacker BOF happened on Tuesday
    • Psychologist on campus on Thursday and Friday. Signup in area near desk (anonymous method)
  • File System for Raspberry Pi
  • PyCon Australia 2014
    • www.pycon-au.org
    • Brisbane 1st to 5th August 2014
  • RapRap based curriculum
    • Newer designs are better, can be built in 3 hours
    • Idea that High Schools could build various classes around it: art, maths, physics, chemistry
    • Idea to create a book around this idea that schools could use
  • Kiwi PyCon 2014
    • Wellington somewhere
    • September
    • kiwi.pycon.org