[boulder.pm] meeting? The End Is Coming
zeb at utalk.org
Thu Aug 29 21:18:53 CDT 2002
Sent this to a philosophy list, what is pearl's view?
>From another list;
> I have access to a VGA projector, a overhead projector and large screen.
> Boulder would be a more interesting location to me. Places like NIST, NOAA,
> allow these kinds of presentations.
Is NIST allowing user group presentations again? The Boulder UG got
kicked out of NIST after last September 11th. I understood that all
government buildings were closed to public use at that time. Are you
sure that's changed?
Historians believe that on Thursday, August 29, 2002 Walter
Pienciak wrote and made these points on the subject of
> On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, Lewis, Donald G wrote:
>> Does the talk have to be about perl? Sometimes we can get a very interesting
>> talk in the area of general science, mathmetics, other software related
>> areas. Though I do understand the bent of the group is around perl if there
>> is general interest the perl stuff would probably be worked over in a more
>> informal way. Just trying to get a feel for what the boundries are.
>> - Don Lewis
> Two things, to cover a few folks' comments:
> The meeting will be in Boulder somewhere, not in Denver or the Tech Center.
> We haven't had a meeting in a while, but some of us see each other from
> time to time elsewhere, and I can say confidently that this is an eclectic
> bunch of people. Perl is the specific common ground here, but I daresay
> people would be open to an interesting talk on about anything. When we
> have met in the past, topics have wandered all over the place. No matter
> what we talk about, Perl will worm its way into the meeting. Hell, at
> the Open Source conference, two of the keynotes were about bioinformatics
> -- this to a bunch of Linux/Perl geeks.
> Now, that's quite an opening, so fire away.
> Here are some topics. Anyone want to choose one?
> What Does Microsoft Spend All That Money On? (It Ain't QC)
> Extreme Programming is the Way
> Comprehensive Software Engineering Methodologies Kick Ass
> How Not To Manage Software Projects
> The End Is Coming
> Why Procedural Programming Is For Dinosaurs
> Why Object-Oriented Programming Is For Ivory Tower Pinheads
> Perl 6 Is From the Devil
> $YOUR_BEER Sucks -- $MY_BEER rules
> What Is Wrong With $CLPMer Anyway?
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