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LCA 2011: The awesome power of the spoken word

Jan 25, 2011, 23:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"Among the open source legions, Dirk Hohndel stands out in one way. Among the hundreds of speakers who have delivered words of wisdom at the Australian national Linux conferences over the last four years, he is probably the only person to depend solely on his speaking prowess to do so.

"Hohndel (pic below) spoke at the LCA in Melbourne in 2008, his topic being how one could make hardware vendors love open source.

"The talk was delivered from the lectern, with masterful ease, demonstrating well that here was a man who knew his subject inside out, liked it a great deal and, what's more, actually understood everything that he was talking about."

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