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Cheltenham Geek Night Open Source Talk by Upayavira

Last night I went to my first Cheltenham Geek night and I was impressed by groups organisation and the turnout. The theme of the night was Open Source with a talk from Upayavira titled a ‘Talk and Discussion on Using and Contributing To Open Source Projects’. Upayavira is a the VP of Fundraising at the Apache Software Foundation. He runs a Odoko Ltd which provides Open Source training and consultancy.

NHSNumberValidator is being used by the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has created an open source program called OpenPseudonymiser which incorporates the NHSNumberValidator. The program is used by (but not limited too) the NHS. It allows users to pseudonymise datasets by creating a digest of one or more columns of a CSV file.