FreeBSD Foundation board member Philip Paeps was recently sponsored to attend FOSSASIA 2017 in Singapore. FOSSASIA is an annual open source conference which attracts up to 1000 attendees yearly. Read about his trip at the Foundation website below.

The Foundation kindly funded part of my travel from Tokyo to Singapore to attend FOSSASIA. I gave the “FreeBSD is not a Linux Distribution” presentation that Foundation board member, George Neville-Neil wrote for Open Source China in December. My presentation was well-attended, and I got a lot of good questions from the primarily Linux-oriented audience.

You can find a recording of my talk here.

Most of the conference program focused on Linux, blockchain, and other topics which don’t excite me all that much, however, some of the more interesting talks I attended included:

FOSSASIA 2017 Trip Report: