[albany-pm] Hello Albany Perl Mongers
will at coleda.com
Mon Mar 26 05:34:16 PDT 2012
2012/3/25 Mark fowler <mark at twoshortplanks.com>:
> My name's Mark Fowler. You might know me as "That guy that used to head up
> London Perl Mongers" or "The guy that started the Perl Advent Calendar" or
> "The guy that wrote Test::Builder::Tester".
> So, I just bought a house in New Lebanon, NY, which google maps assures me
> is a mere 40min drive away from Albany. Now, I'm pending visa stuff so I
> won't be moving into the property for a good few months yet, but I thought
> it might be a good idea to check out my local Perl Mongers group.
> - The mailing list is a little sparse. Do you guys meet up? Are you part
> of any other groups? (NYC.pm? Boston.pm?)
We are pretty much comatose. We've had 1 or 2 meetings in the past 5
years or so, but that's it. I'd be happy to try to get things moving
again - and now have contact with RPI's "open source" student group,
which might help.
> - Anything else in the area a Perl geek should know about? Other local tech
> groups I might be interested in?
I know the local ColdFusion user's group is going strong.
> - Any advice on what I should be using as a bandwidth provider? I've hooked
> up Fairpoint giving me 2.5mbps (ish) down, but any idea about about anything
> more comparable to the double digit bandwidth I'm used to.
That close to the MA border, I'm not sure; I use Time Warner cable
here, and their low-end service is better than that, but still not
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Will "Coke" Coleda
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