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Alyssa Rosenzweig is the winner of the 2020 Outstanding New Free Software Contributor Award. She works for Collabora, and is a university student, a former FSF intern, and a free software graphics hacker leading Panfrost, the free software graphics driver for Arm Mali graphics processing units, or GPUs.
In this talk, Alyssa examines the state of free software for graphics hardware: where we are, how far we’ve come, and where we’re going. She tells the story of the free graphics movement, complete with protagonist hackers, proprietary antagonists, and plot twists on the road to freedom.