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Professional Presentations and Publications

  • “Open Source Marketing for Hackers”, a presentation given at ApacheCon, Denver, April 2014 ODF PDF
  • “Fuzzing Apache OpenOffice: An Approach to Automated Black-box Security Testing”, a presentation given at ApacheCon, Denver, April 2014 ODF PDF
  • “Rob Weir explains the OpenOffice Resurrection”, an interview with Bill Toulas of Unixmen, May 2012 Online
  • “ODF Metadata and Interoperability”, a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest, Berlin, July 2011 ODF PDF
  • “Open Document Format 1.2″, a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest, Berlin, July 2011 ODF PDF
  • “IBM Lotus Symphony”, a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest, Berlin, July 2011 ODF PDF
  • “Contributing to ODF”, a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest, Berlin, July 2011 ODF PDF
  • “OASIS ODF 1.2″, a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest, Brussels, October 2010 ODF PDF
  • An interview with Jos van den Oever and Inge Wallin, September 2010 HTML
  • “The Mutual Advantage of Open Source and Open Standards”, a presentation given at LinuxTag, Berlin, June 2010 ODF PDF
  • “ODF Metadata and Interoperability”, a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest, Grenada, April 2010 ODF PDF
  • An interview with Svante Schubert, about ODF 1.2’s RDF metadata and the ODF Toolkit, April 2010 HTML
  • “ODF and Web Mashups: Basic Techniques”,  a presentation given at the OpenOffice.org Conference, November 2009 ODF PDF
  • “What is ODF-Next?”, a presentation given at the OpenOffice.org Conference, November 2009 ODF PDF
  • “Authoring for Interoperability”,  a presentation given at the ODF Plugfest in Orvieto, November 2009 ODF PDF
  • “From Pre-ODF 1.2 to ODF 1.2″, a short talk given at the ODF Plugfest in the Hague, June 2009 ODF PDF
  • “OpenDocument Format: The Standard for Office Documents”, IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 13, No. 2, March-April 2009 PDF
  • “Taking Control of Your Documents”, for Document Freedom Day, March 25, 2009 ODF PDF
  • “The World of ODF”, a workshop given at the Tshwane Institute of Technology, June 2008 ODF PDF
  • “The Social Life of Forms”, a presentation given at the Tshwane Institute of Technology, June 2008 ODF PDF
  • “ODF Interoperability – The Price of Success”, a presentation given at the OpenOffice.org Conference in Barcelona, September 2007 ODF PDF Video
  • An interview with Patrick Durusau, Chair of the ODF Metadata Subcommittee, about metadata enhancements in ODF 1.2, July 2007 MP3
  • “ODF Programability – What we need & What we have”, a presention given at the OASIS Symposium in San Diego, April 2007 ODF PDF
  • “Open by Design: The Open Document Format for Office Applications”, with Erwin Tenhumberg and Donald Harbison, CEPSIS Upgrade, Vol. VII, No. 6, December 2006 PDF
  • “An OpenDocument Developers Kit (ODDK)”, presented at the KDE “aKademy” conference in Dublin, September 2006 ODF PDF
  • “A Proposal for an ODF Toolkit”, March 2006 ODF PDF

Juvenilia

  • “Love in Medieval Literature: The Transformation of the Lancelot Legend” HTML
  • “Harmonices Mundi: A Look at Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington’s Cosmos” HTML