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11th community OpenFOAM Workshop: finally managed to attend one of these! Part 3

Posted July 3, 2016 at 12:43 by wyldckat

This is the third part of a long blog post, see the first part here and the second here.

On the 30th:
  • I arrived at around 08h10, had to meet+talk with Miguel Nˇbrega to see how the clinics sessions were going to be organized.
  • The first (and only) lecture was given by Fred Mendonša, with the title "Custodians of OpenFOAM«".
    • He told us about his career experience. In a nutshell: a lot of experience, both CFD and business/management!
    • Told us and showed us a map
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11th community OpenFOAM Workshop: finally managed to attend one of these! Part 2

Posted July 3, 2016 at 12:43 by wyldckat

This is the second part of a long blog post, see the first part here.

Continuing about the 29th:
  • Next was Robin Knowles presentation, with a pretty awesome presentation on the first season of 12 pod-casts he's done with CFD experts, although mostly oriented to the business side of things. He told us a bit about himself and his career; then he gave the highlights of the podcasts.
    • One of the highlights that stuck with me was the one about Patrick Hanley of Hanley Innovations,
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11th community OpenFOAM Workshop: finally managed to attend one of these! Part 1

Posted July 3, 2016 at 12:43 by wyldckat

While the latest OpenFOAM-dev and 4.0 snapshots are building on my machine, I'm taking the opportunity to write a bit of what happened at the 11th community OpenFOAM Workshop this year (2016), at least from my point of view. I'm not going to write everything, otherwise it would be a short book, including information that was damaged due to memory compression in my mind.

I've been using OpenFOAM since 2009 and only this year did I finally manage to go to an international community workshop...
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Rants removed from a recent post of mine about OpenFOAM vs OpenFOAM+ in 2016-02-14

Posted February 14, 2016 at 16:23 by wyldckat

This blog post contains the rants that I pruned out from my original draft for the post #13 on this thread: http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ope...am-v3-0-a.html

The rants are listed by section:

Where I stand in all of this (aka Disclaimer of intentions)

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I started looking into OpenFOAM in late 2008, beginning of 2009, because at the company I work at, we needed to use OpenFOAM on Microsoft's Windows OS. As a result - and a fun...
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Signatures I've had here on the forum

Posted February 7, 2016 at 19:10 by wyldckat
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Over the years, I've had different signatures. After over 9200 posts, I decided to do a quick list of the signatures I've had over the years:

Rough memory about this being the first one, sometime in 2010 till 2011:
2011 or 2012 till May 2014:
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