Wellington Sneak Peek – Grant McLean
Software Freedom Day Wellington is being run as an unconference – but several of Wellington’s finest have already put their hands up for a speaking spot. We’ll be telling you about several of them to give you an idea of what to expect.
12 – 1230 : Grant McLean - Free Software – A Guide for Kids
This introduction to Free Software is targeted at kids. We’ll start with the basics of what software is; learn why software freedom isimportant; and look at some free software packages you can download and use. Then you can go home and explain it all to your parents. (Adults are welcome too of course).
Grant McLean is a senior developer with Free Software specialists
Catalyst IT. He maintains a number of free software packages written in Perl and Ruby and is the organiser of the Wellington Perl user group. Grant is married with two children.