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Upcoming talks

  • Puppet Tutorial, by Matthew McKeen- TBA
  • Network Security for Admins, by Jacqueline Lo - TBA
  • Privacy on the Internet, by Troy Sankey - TBA
    • theory, trust model, open source, end-to-end encryption
    • anonymity, onion routing, darknet, i2p, tor, web search engines
    • decentralization, meshnet, ad-hoc wifi, cjdns, mediagoblin vs. youtube
    • facebook, willful surveillance
  • Creating Packages for Linux, by Andy - TBA
    • high level overview, and history of package management
    • packaging for Debian
  • LaTeX, by Danny - TBA
  • Contributing to Open Source, by ??? - TBA
    • review of why open source matters
    • examples of successful open source projects and analysis of how they expanded
    • using open source helps open source
    • best practices
  • In-depth Git, by ??? - TBA
  • "Server from Scratch" 3-part series
    • part 1, by ???:
    • part 2, by ???:
    • part 3, by ???:

Proposed talks

  • django tutorial
  • revision control introduction (based around git)
  • personal backup and encryption solutions
  • intro to linux [1][2] [3]
  • PGP/SSH keys, and other cryptography topics, followed by a keysigning party. also cover sending plaintext passwords over the network and demonstrate using three laptops (sending, receiving, intercepting)
  • Cross-compiling (eg, PC to Raspberry Pi == Lintel to armv6)
  • window manager overview (e.g. tiling vs. stacking, compositing vs. non-compositing, 2d vs. 3d, X11 vs. wayland, etc)

Note Note: Feel free to add talks you would like to hear, or are willing to give.

Past talks

Submitting a talk

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