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How to Install and Try WordPress on your Home Computer

If you’ve never used WordPress or even the free / hosted version on WordPress.com, you might have no idea what it really means to “be on WordPress” – how the interface works, what you’ll need to do with your server, and if you’re really going to like it. Luckily, there’s a way you can play with WordPress on your own computer, without having to buy or commit to anything!

Getting Involved in Open Source Software

Here’s a presentation I gave at the Girl Geek Dinners in Milan on October 24, 2008, with Bruna Gardella. There’s a version in Italian, too. Some highlights from the presentation: What is Open Source (OS) Why Open Source Open Source in the world The Girl Geek and the Open Source World How to Contribute Appendix A: Some Open Source Alternatives for Proprietary Software Open Source and the Girl Geek (English)http://static.slideshare.net/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=ggdosmasterenglish-1231708985747496-2&stripped_title=open-source-and-the-girl-geek-presentation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: software geek)

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