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FSOSS 2013 Report: OpenCL and TBD


OpenCl: Software Model and Philosophy

Summary of Talk

Speakers View on Open Source

Adrien is an advocate for open source software. He is very highly against software patents, and doesn't like the idea that someone can own the concept of something like the for loop. He is planning on moving to New Zealand to start an open source company which develops software for high performance computing. He believes that New Zealand will be the next Silicon Valley, as there are no software patents in New Zealand and thinks that many developers will flood over there. He did kind of jokingly say though that as much as he loves open source, he also loves to eat. He doesn't seem to keen on the kind of cash flow that open source software has been providing for him.