September 24, 2012: Advanced Programming Seminar - W. Michael Petullo: "Getting ahead with Open Source"

Advanced Programming Seminar

Getting ahead with Open Source

W. Michael Petullo
Monday, September 24, 2012
12:00 p.m., 1000 SEO Building


Two weeks ago, Dr. Solworth claimed that it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at a complex topic. If this is true, then where should we apply the 10,000 hours? While it may be surprising to a student, homework and class projects provide only a foundation. ?Internships help, but here the time spent is limited. To break out, a new programmer needs more. I will be discussing how to leverage Open Source to participate in real-world projects on your own time. ?Get serious: become an expert.

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