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[ale] [ANNC] WEATHER UPDATE - ALE-NW @ SPSU MTG. for Thurs., Feb 13, 7:30pm



Update - ALE-NW CANCELED for February (this week) due to weather.

We'll look into rescheduling based on venue availability for 2/27 (4th Thursday).



On 02/11/2014 05:20 AM, JD wrote:
> Watch here (email list and website) for more details, but it is likely the
> ALE-NW Meeting for Thursday will be rescheduled due to the icy weather.
> 
> The full announcement: http://ale.org/?p=482
> 
> Topic: [me at localhost]$ A Hands-on Introduction to the Linux Command Line
> Date: 2/13 @ 7:30p ? 9:30p-ish
> Where: SPSU J-202
> 
> Abstract:
> Anyone can use Linux systems with a mouse. But the real elegance and power is at
> the command line. Converting from a mouse master to a student of command line fu
> is less daunting with a hands-on session with some fun thrown in. We will be
> using a live DVD to work from so bring a Fedora 20 live DVD and a laptop that is
> known to work. If you use a different live OS some parts of the class will be
> rather different. No networking is required.
> 
> Bio:
> ====
> Jim Kinney was introduced to Linux in 1993. It became a major distraction in his
> pursuit of a Masters degree of Physics at GSU in 1997. However, it helped with
> his first job at Emory department of Physics in 1997 where he put students in
> front of Linux machines and built a loosely coupled cluster of those student
> machines at the same time NASA was building the first Beowulf clusters.
> After Emory, Jim ran headlong to the darkside of Linux systems and IT support,
> design and administration. Jim founded and ran a consulting firm for 10 years
> and has worked at places such as Cox Communications, IBM, GaTech Research
> Institute and Google. Currently, Jim is back at Emory running HPC systems for
> research needs.
> In his spare time Jim is a perpetual student of metalworking, beer production
> and taste testing, martial arts and general physical world hacking. At one
> point, Jim actually tried to make a policy difference in education and ran for
> DeKalb County school board.
> He lives with wife (MS Geology), son (GT engineer wannabe), 5 cats and an old
> black lab who won?t chase the cats.
> 
> ========================
> DIRECTIONS
> Southern Polytechnic State University Room J-202 of the Atrium (J) building
> 
> For a campus map and a link to directions please see
> http://www.spsu.edu/visitspsu/campusmaps/index.htm
> AFTER 7:00pm there is Free Parking in non reserved spaces of the P60 deck.
> Parking there before 7:00pm may get you ticketed, booted or towed. Building J,
> the Atrium building, is a short distance directly east of the P60 parking deck.