06 Feb 2024

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Video transcoders churning away

FOSDEM is over, but our video infrastructure is still working hard! This year, there were 855 events in rooms where the FOSDEM video team had equipment to stream, record, and publish everything, for a total of 365 scheduled hours of content. Postprocessing that much video is a massive task that takes quite a bit of effort; for this reason, since the 2017 edition, we have crowdsourced most of the manual work that needs to happen for this postprocessing to the devroom organizers and the speakers, as explained in this talk at FOSDEM 2019. As of this writing, out of those舰

06 Feb 2024 11:00pm GMT

27 Jan 2024

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Call for volunteers

With FOSDEM just a few days away, it is time for us to enlist your help. Every year, an enthusiastic band of volunteers make FOSDEM happen and make it a fun and safe place for all our attendees. We could not do this without you. This year we again need as many hands as possible, especially for heralding during the conference, during the buildup (starting Friday at noon) and teardown (Sunday evening). No need to worry about missing lunch at the weekend, food will be provided. Would you like to be part of the team that makes FOSDEM tick?舰

27 Jan 2024 11:00pm GMT

18 Jan 2024

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FOSDEM junior

2024 will be the first year there will be a FOSDEM junior track, organizing workshops for children 7-17. Developers from the FOSS Educational Programming Languages devroom will be organizing workshops for children from 7 - 17 with the help of CoderDojo. At FOSDEM, volunteers from CoderDojo International, CoderDojo Netherlands, and CoderDojo Belgium will be helping during the workshops. There will be workshops from MicroBlocks, Snap!, Zim, MIT App Inventor, Raspberry Pi, Hedy, and CoderDojo. For these workshops, you will need to get a free ticket. Visit https://fosdem.org/2024/schedule/track/junior and click on the workshop of your choice. On the workshop page, you舰

18 Jan 2024 11:00pm GMT