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Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

Niall Moran

This talk explores the history of open source software, its growth in use and some recent trends which threaten its long term stability. The original slides are available at

Dr. Niall Moran is a research fellow at NUIG and senior computational scientist at ICHEC (Irish Centre for High End Computing). Niall works on multiple projects covering the areas of Quantum Computation, AI and traditional HPC. His current projects include the development of scalable quantum circuit simulation tools for exa-scale platforms and the application of AI methods to high resolution satellite images.

The presentation was part of the Open Scholarship Week 2020.

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