Table Topics: Please Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Western PA Linux User Group will hold their third "Table Topics" meeting on Thursday, June 12, 2008 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Panera Bread on McKnight Road. The topic will be "Please Won't You Be My Neighbor?" The meeting facilitator will be Beth Lynn Eicher.
"Table Topics" meetings are a relaxed environment where we discuss current Linux and Open Source issues. A facilitator picks a topic and prepares questions for those gathered to generate conversation. New Linux users and the curious are encouraged to attend.
If Open Source is a community, then are you a neighbor or a hermit? Everyone regardless of experience level and skill set is a potential asset. We will discuss ideas for contributions to the open source community. If it takes a village to raise a child, how many mentors does it take to turn a new Linux user into a guru? What brings you to the neighborhood of Linux? What makes you stay? Can we continue to count on the same volunteers until they burn-out? How can a Linux user group, an open source software project, or a Linux distribution evolve to meet today's business and personal needs. Ask not what your FLOSS can do for you, ask what you can do for your FLOSS!
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