Saturday, November 04, 2006

Open Source Software (and election results) on 11/7/06

It will be a double-header in the community room of the library on November 7th -- come hear a fabulous tech talk on Open Source Software and then stay late to watch the election returns on our large screen. The library will be open late on election night so that the community can gather to discuss election results as the returns are announce and Ingrid Reed will be there to lead the discussion.

The Tech Talk will begin at 7 pm sharp and the election results will be broadcast starting around 8:30 pm.

John LeMasney of Rider University will be our guest speaker and he will set about giving us all we need to to know about Open Source Software (see blurb below).

Hope to see everyon there!


Open Source Software
"This presentation will give an overview of Open Source Software, touching on history, applications, and common usage with examples. Linux will be discussed in depth, but many OSS applications for Windows and Mac OS will be discussed as well. Come and find out why business users, home users, and even those who don't use computers are so excited about the Open Source movement. "

2 comments:

Island in the Net said...

Janie,
I was disappointed that John Lemansey did not have more time for his presentation last night. John and I met at the Linux User Group in Princeton. He is quite knowledgeable about open-source and the intersection of technology and user rights.

-Khurt
http://islandinthenet.com

Janie L. Hermann said...

I agree! John't talk was great and it was a shame that the election impinged upon his time. He has agreed to come back and I hope it will be early in the spring. Thanks for your feedback.