[Chicago-talk] DuckDuckGo Quack and Hack

Joel Berger joel.a.berger at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 12:27:24 PDT 2015

Hi Eric,

I'd be a lot more interested in attending if there was physical presence.
Any chance I could talk you into meeting at a bar with wifi?


On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 2:19 PM Eric Johnson (kablamo) <chicago.pm at iijo.org>

> Hey everyone!
> DuckDuckGo is hosting a global open source event this Saturday, August
> 29th <https://duck.co/blog/post/196/the-first-global-quack-hack>.  You
> are all invited.  DuckDuckGo runs entirely on Perl and major portions of
> it are open source.  The theme of the event is to improve results for
> developer related searches with new or improved Instant Answers.   Here are
> examples of some Instant Answers:
> Perl Docs:  <https://duckduckgo.com/?q=python%20pandas>
> https://duckduckgo.com/?q=perl+split&ia=about
> CPAN Modules: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Dist%3A%3AZilla+cpan&ia=software
> Regex Help: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=regex+help&ia=cheatsheet
> Cron Parsing: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=crontab+*+*%2F3+*+*+*&ia=answer
> The event is happening virtually via Slack chat rooms (and via meetup
> groups <http://www.meetup.com/pro/duckduckgo/>).  If you're interested in
> contributing or creating your own Instant Answer, email
> QuackSlack at duckduckgo.com
> <QuackSlack at duckduckgo.com?subject=Plz%20Add%20Me%20To%20Slack> to get
> access to Slack where you can chat with DuckDuckGo employees and others,
> get your questions answered, and collaborate.
> Thanks,
> Eric (@kablamo)
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