what="official NYLUG announcement"
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:07:17 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: [nylug-announce] NYLUG Presents: 11/8 @ 6:30PM Thomas Bushnell on Ubuntu at Google
Reply-To: Announcements from NYLUG <nylug-annou...@nylug.org>
Thursday, November 8, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Chelsea Market Office
75 Ninth Ave, 2nd Floor
NY, NY 10011
*** RSVP Closes at 12:00 PM the day of the meeting (sharp!) ***
Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
Register at http://rsvp.nylug.org/ or http://www.meetup.com/nylug-meetings
- on -
Ubuntu at Google
Thomas will speak about the distinctive challenges of supporting Ubuntu for
the diverse user population of Googlers, and the underlying engineering
principles that govern the work of Site Reliability Engineers across
* zdnet article about goobuntu
About Thomas Bushnell:
Thomas Bushnell, BSG, is a tech lead for Google's Goobuntu team, which is
responsible for maintaining the internal Ubuntu-based standard
distribution. Thomas has been a Debian developer for many years, and is a
long-term member of the free software community. He has a Ph.D. in
philosophy from the University of California, Irvine, and a bachelor's
degree in philosophy and classics from the University of Massachusetts,
Boston. Thomas is based in Los Angeles, California.
Please note that this meeting will be held at Google Chelsea Market Office at 75 Ninth Ave, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 10011. You must RSVP for this meeting at http://rsvp.nylug.org or http://www.meetup.com/nylug-meetings
Swag (Give Away):
During/after the meeting... unusually terrific swag may be given
After the meeting ... You may wish to join up with other NYLUGgers
for drinks and pub food. This month we are trying McKennas Pub at
250 West 14th Street.
Coding Workshops/Hacking Society:
This is a group of people that wants to learn about and work on coding
in Python, Smalltalk, Ruby, C++, LaTeX, and other languages, and hack on code.
There will also be help given for those who wish to install Linux for the
Hardware hacking projects are also welcome, and we can also teach people
the basics of hacking with Arduino and other open source hardware.
Sometimes they go out to eat afterward.
Bring something to show off and discuss!
The workshops meet every other Tuesday, at the NY Public Library,
Hudson Park Branch. 66 Leroy St. NY NY from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Next meetings are October 23, and another future date.
See the calendar at: http://nylug.org/hackcalendar
Please see our home page at http://www.nylug.org for the HTMLized
version of this announcement, our archives, and a lot of other good
Participate in drafting NYLUG's charter: http://spinoza.opsrealist.info/charter/
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