Open source advocate and former Linux Australia president Pia Waugh today revealed she will be leaving her business and joining the staff of Senator Kate Lundy as a policy advisor.
This summer Everett Community College will be offering a Linux A - Z class.
It will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00pm to 7:30 pm for 8
weeks. It will a great chance for first time users and for those who wish
to increase their skills at the terminal level. It is an accredited class
(5 credits). Class begins June 22, 2009. It is a "hands-on" class, using
Sun's Virtual Machine.
If you have any questions, please contact Al Moser, dept. chair, at
"Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to draw attention
to women excelling in technology.
"Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom
mentioned, their faces rarely recognised. We want you to tell the world
about these unsung heroines. Entrepreneurs, innovators, sysadmins,
programmers, designers, games developers, hardware experts, tech
journalists, tech consultants. The list of tech-related careers is
"To take part All you need to do is sign the pledge, pick your tech
Date: 14th March 2008
Time: From 11am
Location: Maroubra, RSVP for street address
In honour of International Women's Day, albeit slightly late, AussieChix
in Sydney are meeting for a gaming hackfest: participants will be
building a small game in the Python programming language. Check out
http://www.pyweek.org/ for small games already built in Python.
What about non-programmers and non-Pythonistas? If you'd prefer to work
in another language go ahead, we're encouraging Python only because of
the toolkits and because many of us know it.
The video footage of the January *2008* LinuxChix miniconf (ie, the one
that was held a year ago at linux.conf.au 2008 in Melbourne) is now
Talks with available footage are:
- Heroes (Pia Waugh):
- So you want to be a sysadmin (Joh Clarke):
- Not-common-enough code optimisations (Jacinta Richardson):
Join us as we celebrate the one-year anniversary of Bay Area Girl Geek
Dinners and kick-off of She's Geeky unconference with a Bay Area Girl Geek
Dinner on Thursday, January 29th, 2009. For Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #3,
we are going "no-host" and asking everyone to chip in $20 for dinner.
You must buy your ticket online by 3PM on Tuesday, January 27th -- NO
The first 200 women to register at
http://bayareagirlgeekdinner3.eventbrite.com/ will receive a Bay Area Girl
Geek Dinner mug! Everyone will get Girl Geek Dinner schwag -- registering