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NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 March 2011: NYLUG Hack Fest, NYCBUG

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 March 2011: NYLUG Hack Fest, NYCBUG with Dru Lavigne on BigBlueButton
Date: 1 Mar 2011 02:40:03 -0500

  what="official NYLUG announcement, and
        official NYC*BUG announcement"
  note="NYLUG Hackfolk meet on Tuesday 1 March 2011;
        NYC*BUG Folk meet on Wednesday 2 March 2011."
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 From: NYLUG Announcements <>
 To: NYLUG Announcements <>
 Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 09:25:02 -0500 (EST)
 Subject: [nylug-announce] NYLUG Workshop / Hacking Society (Smalltalk, C++, 
Python) Tuesday March 1 6:00PM-8:00PM
 Reply-To: Announcements from NYLUG <>

 This is a reminder for the event detailed below.

 Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
 Time: 6:00pm
 Duration: 2 hours
 Location: NY Public Library Hudson Park Branch, 66 Leroy St., NY NY 10014

   This week, we're going to take a look at LaTeX, the documentation layout 
    We will also provide install help for newcomers to Linux.

   Bring something to discuss! There's a blackboard, chalk, and Internet
   access.  Notebook computers are helpful but not required. Bring books!
   All levels of experience from totally new to experienced welcome!

   *  LaTeX project homepage:

   *  NYLUG-Talk list

 Map & Directions:

   We meet in the basement. Enter the library and head to the back. If the
   door is closed when you arrive you can ask the manager of the library for
   the keys to the room if you're comfortable opening up the basement, or
   you can wait for some of the others to arrive.

   We will continue meeting on a bi-weekly basis at the Hudson Library at
   66 Leroy St New York, NY 10014.

   It is helpful, but not necessary to have a notebook computer.          
   There's WiFi in the library for your convenience.                      

 Mailing List:
   We have a mailing list!  Join it here:

   or send mail to:
   with a Subject: subscribe

   There is also an RSS feed for the workshop mailing list at:

 IRC Channel:
   On Freenode, in #nylug-hack .  Stop by #nylug also.
 The Next Meeting After This Meeting:
   The following Workshop will be held on: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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 Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:55:48 -0500
 From: NYC*BUG Announcements <>
 Subject: [announce] NYC*BUG Upcoming: Wednesday on Big Blue Button

 *  This month's meeting on Wednesday will feature well-known author, 
 advocate and sysadmin Dru Lavigne on Big Blue Button.

 *  AsiaBSDCon (.org) is only three weeks away

 *  BSDCan (.org) registration is now open at

 *      *       *       *

 March 02, 2011
 Dru Lavigne on BigBlueButton

 6:45 PM, Suspenders Restaurant backroom
 111 Broadway in Manhattan

 This talk will provide an overview and demonstration of BigBlueButton 
 (, an open source project that originated 
 at Ottawa`s Carleton University. It was designed to enable universities 
 to deliver a high quality learning experience to remote users, but can 
 be used by any organization looking for an integrated web conferencing 
 system. Features include video conferencing, shared presentations, 
 shared whiteboard, instant chat, auto chat translation, and localization.

 Speaker Biography

 Dru Lavigne is the Director of Community Development for the PC-BSD 
 Project where she leads the documentation team, assists new users, helps 
 to find and fix bugs, and reaches out to members of the open source 
 community to discover their needs. She is the current Chair of the BSD 
 Certifiication Group and author of BSD Hacks, The Best of FreeBSD 
 Basics, and The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD.
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Distributed poC TINC:

Jay Sulzberger <>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.

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