Eric at on 29 May 2012 11:32:44 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] May Speakers?

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Facebook and MythTV - both outstanding ideas.

I'll look at Facebook now.  I'm not an expert but I do make sure to log in at
least once every 2 weeks :-)

Anybody have a MythTV experience that can be expanded into a 45 minute presentation?
(I'll have about 15 minutes of questions!)


On 05/29/2012 01:40 PM, Eric H. Johnson wrote:
>>> 1.  Promote our meetings widely outside of this mailing list.  PLUG
> Central meets at USP which is close to both Penn and Drexel.  The bulletin boards of the CS/Engineering departments should have our announcements every month. There are lots of other colleges and universities in the area.  Anybody have any contacts?  I drive by Widener a couple of times a month and could see about posting a notice there.
> Perhaps the math/computer departments in local school districts?  Certainly our meetings are suitable for high school students.  The after-meeting at the Best House?  Maybe :-) <<
> Other means of promoting it include setting up a group on Facebook or I see there is something setup on twitter (@phillylinux) already. Facebook groups I believe is free, and last I knew, was something like $12 per month or $75 per year.
>>> As for "regular" meetings I think it's a shame that we have so many
> people and so much talent in this group and still have a hard time finding speakers. I've spoken 3 times in the last few years - Code Igniter in 2009, Drupal in 2010, and I did a lightning talk about using and configuring Compiz in 2011. Others have spoken more frequently that I have. <<
> The open discussion portion of the last PLUG West meeting was dominated by MythTV. We are probably long overdue for something on Myth, be it a presentation, workshop, or just general discussion.
> My $0.02, Eric
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