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Today's Featured Article
Southern California Linux Expo Calls For Papers
Monday, November 01 2004 @ 02:24 am CST
Contributed by: Anonymous
Views:: 3,204
Events The USC, Simi/Conejo, and UCLA Linux User Groups are proud to present the third annual Southern California Linux Expo scheduled for February 12-13th, 2005 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Southern California Linux Expo will bring together Linux and Open Source Software companies, developers, and users.

The conference is being held by Linux user groups from the local area: the USCLUG, SCLUG, and UCLALUG. Building on the tremendous success of last two years' SCALE, the three LUGs will continue to promote Linux and the Open Source Software community.

We invite you to share your work on Linux and Open Source projects with the rest of the community.


PLUG is Taking it to the Streets
Thursday, August 05 2004 @ 10:48 am CST
Contributed by: michael
Views:: 5,485
Events PLUG the Prairie Linux User Group is sponsoring the OpenCity FreedomFest on August 20th-22nd in the Excange district in Winnipeg.

Talk about convergence takes on an entirely different approach with this event.

CanOpenER congratulates PLUG for organising what should be a groundbreaking event and providing a model for other communities to follow.

read more below for the press realease for this event and check out the OpenCity FreedomFest

Upgrade to Geeklog
Monday, June 14 2004 @ 03:27 pm CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 3,385
Events I've almost completed the upgrade to Geeklog. The last thing to do is get the theme back up.

All of the user accounts should still work. If they don't try resetting your password.


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Most Recent Post: 06/20 10:30am by Linegod

Instant Supercomputer
Sunday, March 28 2004 @ 01:07 pm CST
Contributed by: xip
Views:: 2,532
Events Instant Supercomputer
Published: 26-MAR-04

By Eric Caoili


"On April 3, 2004 University of San Francisco will host the first Flash Mob Computing computer, FlashMob I." The guys at USF are hoping you'll bring in your laptops or PCs and join hundreds of others in creating one of the Top 500 Supercomputers of the World. Rival setups like Japan's Earth Simulator or Virginia Tech's network usually cost amounts of cash neither fathomable, nor accessible. FlashMob computing proposes a cheaper solution by bringing together computers for a temporary installation, all working for a few hours to solve problems or equations that would typically take weeks to process alone. Hundreds of volunteers are needed to sign up for this history-making wonder, so don't hesitate to step up. There's even a rumor going around that if a thousand people show up, someone will eat a shoe.


Open Source and Free Software ConferenceTo Be Held at University of Toronto
Friday, March 05 2004 @ 11:35 pm CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 5,792
Events Open Source and Free Software ConferenceTo Be Held at University of Toronto This May

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE EVER HELD WORLDWIDE

A conference entitled "Open Source and Free Software: Concepts, Controversies and Solutions" will be held Sunday, May 9, to Tuesday, May 11, at Convocation Hall, 31 King's College Circle, University of Toronto. Open source refers to the practice of making public the code that makes software work, so that others are encouraged and empowered to review, critique and improve it. Open content, a similar approach used with
intellectual property like encyclopedias and electronic journals, will also be discussed.

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Most Recent Post: 03/19 12:27pm by Anonymous

Solutions 2004 : live the PHP experience
Monday, March 01 2004 @ 02:40 pm CST
Contributed by: Anonymous
Views:: 2,615
Events PHP Québec is pleased to invite you to its second annual conference.
It will take place March 25th and 26th, at the hotel Crowne Plaza,
Montréal, Québec.

During two days, the conference offers three sessions tracks and a debate :
+ PHP Advanced technics;
+ Profesional PHP, with users cases;
+ PHP and Open Source;
+ The CMS debate : Discover the tools to master content.

UK's national OSS service hosts inaugural conference
Tuesday, November 25 2003 @ 07:37 am CST
Contributed by: Anonymous
Views:: 2,963
Events

OSS Watch, the national open source software advisory service, will hold its inaugural conference, "Open Source Deployment and Development", on 11 December 2003. The conference is free but you must register to attend.

IT Managers, software developers and end-users at higher and further
education institutions are encouraged to attend. The conference will take
place in the Martin Wood Complex, University of Oxford. See further http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/events/2003-12-11/


Linux conference scheduled for April
Thursday, October 30 2003 @ 01:23 am CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,330
Events The Linux 2004 Conference & Expo has been scheduled for April 13 to April 15 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The show is dedicated to Linux and open-source applications and hardware for management and technology professionals in enterprise, SMB, manufacturing, education, telecommunications, financial, government agencies, and life sciences.

The Real World Linux Conference & Expo attracted 1,863 people this year to Toronto, and next year the conference expects have 2,500 delegates.

Read the full thing here

World Summit on the Information Society
Thursday, September 25 2003 @ 01:29 am CST
Contributed by: evan
Views:: 2,389
Events There is a very important conference, organized by the UN and the ITU (and heavily sponsored by Canada). This is the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), which is designed to do for IT what the Rio and Kyoto conferences did for the environment.

http://www.itu.int/wsis/
http://www.wsis-ipr.org/wsis-links.html

Every country will be there, as well as more than 2,000 non-governmental organizations. Of these, the only multi-national free software and open source advocacy groups to be approved are the Linux Professional Institute and the Free Software Foundation.

I'll be posting more on WSIS, LPI and Canada's position on open source at WSIS, Until then I invite you to become aware of this major conference. It's actually surprising how many people in IT are completely unaware of it.

News.com.au: Australia at Linux Leading Edge
Thursday, February 20 2003 @ 03:49 pm CST
Contributed by: Aristotle
Views:: 2,572
Events "Mary Ann Fisher is speaking at an open source seminar for government CIOs in Canberra tomorrow, which is being organised by the National Office for the Information Economy and will also feature speakers from Microsoft, Gartner and the Australian Unix Users Group."

"Ms Fisher said the federal Government's endorsement of the open source operating system as an option for government agencies and its approach to sharing information on Linux, and tomorrow's forum were examples of its strategic approach to government IT infrastructure. "

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