Tonight Live: Jon "maddog" Hall Announces ALS is Now FREE, Plus We Are NOT AloneOct 16, 2001, 19:46 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Jeff Gerhardt for this link. ]
Tuesday, October 16th, 2001
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Jeff Gerhardt, PJ Hyett, Doc Searls(Linux Journal), Arne Flones and Russ Pavlicek; have another great show lined up tonight on The Linux Show!!
In Segment One - Hot News: We will be covering the hot Linux news of the last few weeks while we have been absorbed by the world events. In particular, we will talk about the soon to be released WINDOWS XP.
In Segment Two- Jon "maddog" Hall on FREE BEER/FREE
Because of the post September 11th world we now live in, many events are suffering. People are staying close to home, and many events are being canceled. In response to an uncertain political climate and the recent economic downturn, the USENIX Association and the Atlanta Linux Showcase, Inc. jointly announced today that they will offer free registration to everyone wishing to attend technical sessions at next month's Annual Linux Showcase & Conference in Oakland, California.
ALS, the former "Atlanta Linux Showcase" is one of the most
unique events in the world for gathering together people who work
on open source projects and get them face to face for a period of a
few days. This allows for the creation of Open Source "Hot Houses"
where programmers will go into a room and work intensively for 3 or
4 days writing code. ALS has historically been a community based
event and has grown in scope and technical depth along with the
open source community. It is a place for Linux developers to
comfortably gather, compare notes, and create new ideas. ALS has
always been where open source professionals can relax and discuss
their projects and interests with their peers. This conference is
important for making open source professionals aware of the issues,
both political and technical, and to get them mobilized to address
them. And to have fun.
In Segment Three- We are NOT alone- or how economic
changes have impacted the entire IT industry Is this
actually an opportunity?
So, we propose the thesis, Is the current economic trend actually an opportunity of people who have based their business model on Open Source technologies?
Other opinions are welcome at GeekCast. If you would like to join us on the show, check our IRC Chat(irc.thelinuxshow.com #linuxshow).
Remember tune in at 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.