Tuesday, October 16th, 2001 from the home of Wayne's World, Aurora IL
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com
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
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
We are joined by Jon "maddog" Hall to discuss that the USENIX
Association and the Atlanta Linux Showcase, Inc. jointly announced
that they have offered FREE registration for
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.
The 5th Annual Linux Showcase and Conference
November 5-10, 2001
Oakland Marriott City Center
In Segment Three- We are NOT alone- or how economic
changes have impacted the entire IT industry Is this
actually an opportunity?
We will discuss Jeff's recent return from ISPCON and the
conversations he had had with infrastructure vendors and service
providers. All this worry about the demise of the Linux Industry
group is small potatoes compared with the wholesale implosion of
the Internet business fueled by the failure of all the harebrained
Dot Com's of the late 1990's.
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
Remember tune in at 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.
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