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[EdLUG] February's talk (by Tai) - have a say

Edinburgh Linux Users Group edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk
Fri Jan 29 10:29:34 UTC 2016


Johnny all those topics look great!



===
Tai Kedzierski

Affordable Office IT for Freelance and Startup Businesses
http://helpuse.com/

  I use www.libreoffice.org

*Open Source Free Software is a matter of liberty, not price.*
http://bit.ly/foss-why-care


On 29 January 2016 at 00:48, Edinburgh Linux Users Group <
edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk> wrote:

> Hey!
>
> Don’t let me be misunderstood. I’m all for the basics, and they are
> definitely _not_ a waste of anyone’s time.  I’m just curious about the
> knowledge inside Tai’s noggin, and wanted to put in a vote. :)
>
> It was suggested I do one on golang, but if that is too much, too soon,
> here are some more talk ideas concerning Linux usage that I would be
> comfortable doing (if you ever did want me to):
>
> * That’s What She Sed: Regular Expressions
> * Demonology 101: Debugging Config Issues The Rite Way
> * Hey Dawg I Heard You Like Kernels: Virtualization with KVM and libvirt
>
> Suggestions for talk name changes welcome.
>
> Johnny Morrice
>
> On 24 Jan 2016, at 16:16, Edinburgh Linux Users Group <
> edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk> wrote:
>
> Hi Tai
>
> I can't get enough of the basics. I'm still on that steep learning curve
> but I understand that most members are highly skilled professionals so I
> will understand if they would consider it a waste of their valuable time.
>
> Just my two pence worth.
>
> Bernard
>
> On 23 January 2016 at 18:24, Edinburgh Linux Users Group <
> edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hello everybody!
>>
>> For the upcoming February meeting (and March if I'm still sans outside
>> speaker), I thought I would put my foot in it a bit.
>>
>> (If you have some software you really think you would like the world to
>> use more, by all means - tell me, and I'll book you in.... ! :-D )
>>
>> I propose to do a talk myself, but am in a conundrum as to what to
>> choose. So I would like you to to give me a weathervane's view of the
>> consensus.
>>
>> http://doodle.com/poll/zmxfmuaur98trn5x
>>
>> Please indicate which talk you think I should start with. I propose one
>> of three:
>>
>> === Introduction to Linux (laptops and desktops) ===
>>
>> I present this as a Linux enthusiast, and one who has converted a few
>> users over the past couple of years.
>>
>> I would go over a lightning history of Linux for newbies, distros,
>> desktop environments, VirtualBox usage, installation of Xubuntu and round
>> it out with Free Software discussion, LibreOffice, Ogg (with Vorbis and
>> Theora) and a quick demo of Trisquel installation.
>>
>> === Software and CVs ===
>>
>> I worked at a company that produces CV-processing software for extracting
>> information from natural language. My role was integrating it with customer
>> candidate databases.
>>
>> I would go over what a technician's CV should look like for best reading
>> both by recruiters and by software; and hope to get a recruiter friend on
>> board to cover the recruiter's point of view. (might get pushed to March if
>> sufficient interest, to be able to onboard both a recuirter and potentially
>> a person from this company. No promises.)
>>
>> === Tech Support As A Career (TSaaC??) ===
>> --- and where go from there ---
>>
>> Some tech support jobs are more equal than others - and more prestigious.
>>
>> I built my career accidentally around tech support and through it have
>> been able to experience a wide variety of technology, made friends with
>> very intelligent people and all-in-all, continue to have a great time!
>>
>> I would talk about the different types of tech support outfits; my (very
>> personal) perception of pay scales; which types offer good prospects of
>> progression to development and engineering; and what you can expect from a
>> career in Tech Support.
>>
>>
>>
>> I intended to do each of these talks at some point this year, to fill in
>> gaps where I have not found persons to speak, after a long run of socials.
>>
>>
>> Vote with your mice (mouses??) and let me know before the month is over!
>>
>> Yours openly,
>>
>> Tai
>>
>>
>> ===
>> Tai Kedzierski
>>
>>
>>   I use www.libreoffice.org
>>
>> *Open Source Free Software is a matter of liberty, not price.*
>> http://bit.ly/foss-why-care
>>
>>
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