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Linux.com to Bring "Social Web" To Linux Geeks?

Mar 16, 2009, 15:31 (0 Talkback[s])

"2-Calendar of Regional Events

"A monthly calender of regional events, such as LinuxFest, conventions, even LUG meetings. A way to send notifications to interested parties of said events would be included.

"Add to that mapping upcoming events on Google Earth, and you got yourself a nice visualization of whats going on with the community!

"3-Location Based Support System

"I've always wanted to either build or find a site that let you sign up and put in your location and level of expertise in certain areas. Then if someone in your area needed help, they could find you on the site, contact you to ask for a meetup. This would probably have to be an opt-in thing here, but I think people would go for it.

"Once again this would really look great on Google Earth. I like this idea because sometime no one can solve your problem but the ones living in your location. For example, when I first started with Linux, I was having problems dialing up my ISP. I managed to contact someone in my area who knew a specific tweak for that ISP."

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