Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.


Date and Time

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm


Akamai CRC
The Akamai office is a short walk from the Kendall Square T stop and other public transportation. Metered parking is normally available near the location.


Aaron Bello of Hosttor discusses the Emacs text editor


Whether you live in Emacs or think it is an icecream store, please join use for this introduction of Emacs and ensuing discussion. We are pleased to have Aaron Bello of Hosttor as our speaker.

About Emacs

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About Aaron Bello

Aaron Bello is an engineer, entrepreneur and a computer programmer. He is the founder and CEO of Hosttor Inc., a technology and consulting company based in Boston, Massachusetts. He has work on various projects with universities, governments, corporations and organizations.

Aaron started his IT journey at a local computer workshop in 1998. When he was in university, he developed an interest in programming languages after taking BASIC, COBOL, Fortran, Pascal, C and C++, VB and other classes.

How Aaron Uses Emacs

Aaron now uses and lives in GNU Emacs daily for note taking, to-do lists, time tracking, chat on IRC, twitter, creating documents with LaTex and org-mode, checking mail, news, RSS feeds, writing article and posting to PBN, playing chess, developing and managing all websites projects with HTML, CSS, PHP, JS, Python, Django, API, SSH, FTP, SCP, Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Vagrant, Web-servers and many more.

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