[buug] BALUG Tomorrow = Chris Dibona

Alden Meneses aldenm at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 10:17:56 PDT 2008

Just wanted to say thanks for setting up the BALUG meeting yesterday. Twas
my 1st and certainly not my last. Thanks again to Chris Dibona for the
informative talk on Open Source.

Searching Google now for more info on Android and how to get my feet wet in

Good people makes for a good time.


On 8/18/08, Andrew Fife <afife at untangle.com> wrote:
>  Hi Folks:
> This is a quick reminder that Chris Dibona, the open source programs
> manager at Google, will be speaking at BALUG tomorrow. (full bio below) So,
> if you'd like to join us please RSVP:
>   rsvp at balug.org
> **Why 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.
> Meeting Details...
>   6:30pm
>   August 19th, 2008 (Tomorrow!)
>   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 Code.
> 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".
> --
> Andrew Fife
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