[BALUG-Announce] Chris Dibona @ BALUG (8/19)
Mon Aug 11 10:46:45 PDT 2008
Chris Dibona will be speaking at BALUG next Tuesday (8/19). Chris DiBona
is the open source programs manager at Mountain View, Ca. based Google,
where his team oversees license compliance, promotes developer outreach,
supports the open source community through programs such as the Google
Summer of Code and oversees OSS releases on Google Code. (full bio below)
So, if you'd like to join us please RSVP:
Well, don't worry we won't turn you away, but the RSVPs really help the
Four Seas Restaurant plan the meal and they ensure that we're able to eat
upstairs in the private banquet room.
August 19th, 2008 (Next Tuesday)
Four Seas Restaurant
731 Grant Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Easy $5 PARKING: Portsmouth Square Garage at 733 Kearny
Cost: The meetings are always free, but dinner is $13
Chris Dibona's full bio:
Chris DiBona is the open source programs manager at Mountain View, Ca.
based Google, where his team oversees license compliance, promotes
developer outreach, supports the open source community through programs
such as the Google Summer of Code and oversees OSS releases on Google
Mr. DiBona is an internationally known advocate of open source software
and related methodologies. He occasionally appears on the This Week in
Tech and Cranky Geeks podcasts. He is a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan
School of Management and has a masters in software engineering from
Carnegie Mellon University. Additionally, he serves on the advisory board
of imeem, a San Francisco, Ca. based social networking firm.
Before joining Google, Mr. DiBona was an editor and author for the website
Slashdot.org . Additionally, he coedited the award-winning essay
compilations "Open Sources" and "Open Sources 2.0" and writes for several
publications. He was the host of Floss Weekly with Leo Laporte and made a
number of appearances on TechTV's "The Screensavers"
His personal blog can be found at
http://dibona.com and he can be reached via email via firstname.lastname@example.org
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