[wplug-announce] 4/30 meeting starts at 1pm
bethlynn at wplug.org
Fri Apr 29 16:46:48 EDT 2005
This is a reminder that tomorrow's meeting, April 30, will start at 1pm.
The doors will not open until 1pm. Please do not show up at 10am because
no one will be there.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Hope to see you there,
On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Beth Lynn wrote:
> WPLUG/PghSAGE Saturday April 30, 1pm-5pm
> Western PA Linux Users Group and Pittsburgh System Administrators' Guide
> (PghSAGE) will host an afternoon meeting this Saturday April 30, 2005. The
> time will be 1pm to 5pm. The place will be Newell Simon Hall (NSH) 1507. We
> will open at 1pm with an ice cream social. The talk "Flying Linux" will begin
> at 2pm. This meeting is FREE and open to the general public. You do not need
> be a member of WPLUG, SAGE or USENIX to attend. Please feel free to invite
> your colleagues as this is the first PghSAGE meeting after a hiatus.
> To confirm, the meeting will begin at ONE O'CLOCK in the afternoon.
> Please visit our "Maps and Directions" page
> Please note that our phone number is currently 412 268 7564
> If you've never been here before make sure you print out the directions!
> Speaker: Dan V Klein of Usenix
> WPLUG Host: Beth Lynn Eicher
> PghSAGE Host: Esther Filderman
> "Flying Linux" Talk Abstract:
> We all know that "Linux is better than Windows." Few intelligent
> people would board a fly-by-wire airplane that was controlled by
> Microsoft Windows. So how about Linux? When your life is at stake,
> your attitudes change considerably. Better than Windows, yes -- but
> better enough? This talk will look at what it takes to make software
> truly mission-critical and man-rated. We'll go back to the earliest
> fly-by-wire systems -- Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo -- and look at such
> diverse (but critical!) issues as compartmentalization, trojans and
> terrorism, auditing and accountability, bugs and boundary conditions,
> distributed authoring, and revision control. At the end of this talk,
> what you thought might be an easy answer will be seen to be not so
> * Doors will open at 1pm to NSH 1507
> * 1pm Ice cream served in NSH 1507
> * 1:30pm A discussion of who SAGE is along with some plugs for some upcoming
> SAGE events in NSH 1305
> * 2pm "Flying Linux" talk in NSH 1305
> * 3:30ish Q&A and socializing in NSH 1305
> * 4:30 tear-down in NSH 1507 and 1305
> * 5pm adjournment
> Please try to arrive by 2pm since the talk is in around the corner
> in 1305. Just in case, Evelyn Chao will greet latecomers and usher
> them to 1305.
> See you there!
> Beth Lynn
> Upcoming WPLUG Schedule...
> Installfest May 21 10am - 5pm 5/21/2005 10am-5pm
> General Users Meeting "Subversion" 5/28/2005 10am-2pm
> General Users Meeting "Myth TV" 6/4/2005 10am-2pm
> Popular Demand: Regular Expressions 6/11/2005 10am-2pm
> Upcoming PghSAGE Schedule...
> Ethics in Systems Administration 5/28/2005 2pm-5pm
> Please reply to bethlynn at wplug.org if you have questions about this event or
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