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[Discuss] Boston Linux Meeting reminder, tonight, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Federico's OSCON Preview BLU 20th Anniversary

When:  June 18, 2014 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: Federico's OSCON Preview && BLU's 20th anniversary
Moderator:Federico Lucifredi
Location: MIT Building E-51, Room 335
*** Note: room changed from last month.

### Please note that Wadsworth St. is still closed.
### Proceed West on Memorial Drive to Ames St. Ames will be
### 2-way during construction. Take a right onto Ames and another right
### onto Amherst.

Federico previews the talk he'll be giving at OSCON 2014

Details to follow - please see

Cake and other refreshments will be provided,
Infinio ( will be sponsoring the refreshments

About Federico Lucifredi

    Federico Lucifredi is the maintainer of the man suite, the primary
documentation-delivery tool under Linux, a graduate of Boston College
and Harvard University, and the Ubuntu Advantage Product Manager at
Canonical. As a software engineer-turned-manager at the Novell
corporation, Federico was part of the SUSE Linux team for five years,
overseeing the update stack of a 150 million dollar maintenance
business. Previously, Federico has been a CIO and a network software
architect at technology and embedded Linux startups, and he has spent
two years teaching in Boston University's graduate and undergraduate
programs, while simultaneously consulting for MIT. He is a frequent
speaker at user group and conference events, notably the Linux
Foundation's LinuxCon, LinuxWorld, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention,
and the IMPlanet conferences, where he was a panelist representing the
Jabber community. Federico is a recognized expert in computing
performance issues, and consults pro-bono with Standard and Poor's
clients interested in Free/Open Source Software technical and strategic
issues. He participated in the GPL v3 drafting process in the
large-corporation panel.

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at The Cambridge Brewing Company

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Boston Linux and Unix
PGP key id:3BC1EB90
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