Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Boston Linux Meeting reminder, tomorrow Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - Blockchain crypto currencies, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Perl

When: May 16, 2018 7:00PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: Blockchain crypto currencies, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Perl
Moderators: Jerry Feldman and Bill Ricker
Location: MIT Building E-51, Room 145

Please note that Wadsworth St is open from Memorial Drive to Amherst St,
but is closed between Amherst St to Main St. See the ling below for
additional details.
https://courbanize.com/projects/mit-kendall-square/updates

Summary:

Jerry talks about Ubuntu's latest LTS release
Bill talks about the renaissance of Perl and Blockchain/Cryptocoins/Bitcoin

Abstract:

The past year has been a tough year for the Ubuntu desktop with the
abandonment of Unity and and the adoption of Gnome 3. I wil discuss a
couple of their missteps and how they solved their issues.

Block Chain technologies, such as bitcoin and other crypto currencies
have been purpoted to be the digital currency of the future. Bill will
take a look at these technologies.

Bill is the leader of the Boston Perl Mongers
(https://www.meetup.com/Boston-pm/?_cookie-check=SvqZb6YWdSHWGRvr). He
will look at the renassance of Perl.


For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
http://www.blu.org

Parking:
MIT lots require permits after hours.
All Cambridge parking meters use Passport by Phone:
https://www.cambridgema.gov/traffic/Parking/paybyphone
This is active on all Cambridge metered parking spaces. Meters are free
after 8PM

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
http://www.blu.org

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Jerry Feldman <gaf@blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
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