Projects and activities that our members are involved in

How Compiz Fusion and Chaos Built a Linux Hardware Company

Here is Cathy Malmrose's tale of how Zareason, her independent Linux hardware company, was born of chaos and Compiz Fusion:

"When you have a chaotic, non-routinized environment, creativity can often flow unchecked, or at least not-too-terribly-hampered by the marketing or finance department.

"One of the most beautiful aspects of LinuxLand is that, in its chaos, a wild creativity can spawn sweet and enduring projects. One of those projects, Compiz Fusion, was sparky enough to help me enter LinuxLand which in turn helped me build a hardware company."

http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/7035/1/

Washington, DC (USA) chapter meeting Mon, 16 Nov. 2009

The Washington, DC chapter of LinuxChix will be gathering at 7:00 p.m.
on Monday, 16 November 2009 at Ten Ren's Tea Time in College Park,
Maryland. No RSVP necessary. See http://dc.linuxchix.org/ for more
on our chapter.

Seattle WA USA LinuxChix meeting

Seattle WA USA LinuxChix Meeting:
http://seattlelinuxchix.org/

Tuesday November 10th, 2009
Starting at 6:00pm PST :-)

Caffé Vita Coffee Roasting Co.
1005 E Pike St
Seattle WA 98101
http://www.caffevita.com/index.php?page=capitol_hill

This is the last meeting we have scheduled, so the topic will include
scheduling future meetings and discussing what topics we would like to
address in 2010.
Join us and let us know what you'd like to get out of the community!

we'll talk geek and grrl! this has included desktop options, scripting
fun, how to interact in very male environments.

Video footage of the January *2008* LinuxChix miniconf now available

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
available online.

Talks with available footage are:

- Heroes (Pia Waugh):
http://conf.au.linuxchix.org/heroes-presented-pia-waugh
- So you want to be a sysadmin (Joh Clarke):
http://conf.au.linuxchix.org/so-you-want-be-sysadmin-presented-joh-clarke
- Not-common-enough code optimisations (Jacinta Richardson):
http://conf.au.linuxchix.org/not-common-enough-code-optimisations-presen...

She's Geeky unconference-- Bay Area, USA

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
WALK-IN REGISTRATION.

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

Sydney, Australia: upcoming LinuxChix events 31st October and 8th November

There are three upcoming AussieChix events in Sydney. Please check them
out and let us know if you're coming along. RSVP email addresses are
available at the links.

Pre-SLUG meetup, Friday October 31:
http://au.linuxchix.org/content/linuxchixaussiedevchix-meeting-sydney-li...

Portrait session in Centennial Park, Saturday November 8:
http://au.linuxchix.org/content/sydney-chix-portrait-session

Movie night, Saturday November 8, following the portrait session (you
can choose to attend either or both of the two events):
http://au.linuxchix.org/content/sydney-movie-night-0

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