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iCanProgram.com--A Story of Success, Sadness, and the Spirit of Open Source - page 5

Making a Gift

  • August 23, 2002
  • By Rob Reilly

Findlay continues the work he and Phillips started... teaching young people to program. It's a testiment to the great work done by great people sharing knowledge and their time for the benefit of others.

"I have no doubt that Linda would be smiling from ear to ear if she knew that the Intro to Linux course has now reached every corner of the globe. I just had the first registration from Barbados yesterday," Findlay said proudly.

"She loved the kids courses. She would have loved the survey responses that I'm currently getting back from the Intro to Linux courses", he said.

By all measures the project has been a resounding success and can be summed up with a final comment by Findlay.

"Linda always liked to use the iCanProgram spelling... I've stuck with that."

Rob Reilly is a technology consultant who writes and speaks about Linux, business integration, innovation and automotive design. He has 16 years experience in the technology, manufacturing and the utilities industries. He is always on the lookout for stories and projects that focus on Linux, business and the cutting edge. Send him a note or visit his web site athttp://home.cfl.rr.com/rreilly.

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