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=2010 Free Software and Open Source Symposium (FSOSS)=
About 1 week ago I attended the Free Software and Open Source Symposium (FSOSS) hosted by Seneca College, along with fellow classmates. FSOSS is a major gathering of North American open source developers, businesses, educators, and users. The goal of the symposium is to explore how open source, open standards, and open content are changing technology, the web, the media and arts, education, and business. Being my first time attending FSOSS, I really didn't know what to expect. During my visit I was able to attend 4 presentations (5 if the Between Free Software and Open Standards: the Business Model presentation was not canceled), 2 of which I'll talk in greater detail. The first presentation of the day I attended was on Scene Creator done by Matthew Postil (a fellow BSD student), the second presentation was on Web Audio by our very own professor David Humphrey, after lunch I attended Spencer Kellys Freebase and the semantic web presentation, and lastly Popcorn.js and Open Video presented Scott Downe. Most of the presentations I attended were fairly done well. The Web Audio and Open Video presentations were my favorite and most interesting to me.