DPS909 & OSD600 Fall 2020 Week 1
- Copyright in Canada video
- Copyright Guide
- What is Open Source?
- The Open Source Definition
- Open Source at Seneca
- Julia Evans on Measuring a Blog's Success
- Slack 101
Here are some questions for you to consider this week as you do your readings. Try to come up with some answers for yourself as you go:
- If I find code on the internet, what am I allowed to do with it?
- Is code subject to copyright?
- As a student, if I create code at Seneca who owns the copyright, me or Seneca? What about if I'm working at a job?
- How do I copyright my work?
- How long does my copyright last in Canada?
- What is open source?
- What open source do I use?
- How do I write a good blog post?
- What is RSS? What is an RSS Feed?
- What does it mean to "fork" a project?
- What is Slack and How do I use it?
- Who else is taking this course? How do I work with them?
- Work on the Readings above and try answer the Questions I've posed for you.
- Join the Seneca Open Source Slack using your @myseneca.ca email address and come introduce yourself to us
- Create a blog for yourself and write your first post before Friday.
- Begin work on Release 0.1 (due Fri Sept 25)
- Start collaborating with your colleagues on Slack about open source, blogging, and Release 0.1. Make sure you don't try to tackle this alone. Leverage the community.