[Dclug] DCLUG meeting: Wed Oct 20, 7pm: Rob Pegoraro @ Washington Post on mistakes in press coverage of FOSS
przemek.klosowski at nist.gov
Mon Oct 18 14:24:32 EDT 2010
The October 2010 meeting of Washington DC Linux user group will take
place on Wednesday, October 20 at 7pm.
Rob Pegoraro, the Technology columnist at Washington Post, wrote about
Free and Open Source projects in the past, and has some interesting
insights on the way FOSS technology is presented to the public. We know
that FOSS is excellent and solves practical problems while being
arguably more secure than the alternatives---so why does it get no
respect among the public?
Rob is an interesting, outspoken and opinionated fellow, so this is
going to be an interesting discussion; please come and join us.
The meeting location is our usual 2025 M street, NW in downtown DC.
There will be signs in front of the building. The location is within 3
nearby Metro stops, both on the red (Dupont, Farragut North) and
blue/orange (Farragut West, Foggy Bottom [a bit of a hike]) lines.
Parking in the area is available for approximately $5; there's even
parking in the building itself. Street parking requires feeding the
meters until late in the evening. There's a parking lot at 23rd St.
between M and L that is not enforced after 7pm (people have
successfully parked there for years---no one we know was ticketed or
towed yet, but it could happen).
The meeting dates for 2010 are Nov 17, and Dec 15.
For other details, see our home page
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