OLPC Rochester, NY/Event history/27October2009

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This open and informal meeting of the minds for Rochester's Open Source Community, was hosted by RIT's Center for Student Innovation, the OLPC Rochester User's Group, and Lab for Technological Literacy.

With the goal to get to know each other better and to build links across the groups that make our town such a hotbed of FOSS activity. We learned about a possible FOSScon here this coming summer and what the XO user's group is up to.

Dave Yearke, Director, Science and Engineering Node Services (SENS) group at the University at Buffalo came to tell us how they support the UB Engineering School and the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and we use Linux heavily for instruction and research.

Guests from The Fedora Project and Red Hat, Inc., included Greg DeKoenigsberg, Luke Macken, ?? (RIT and CS House Alum) and Mel Chua.

William Schaub gave an update and demo on his Teotwawki Net project.

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