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Re: [Debian-NYC] Future workshops and events

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 3:36 PM, Richard Darst <rkd@zgib.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 03:07:09PM -0400, David Rocamora wrote:
>> On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:16:07 -0400, Richard Darst <rkd@zgib.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > The presentation served well for letting people know about tools.  I
>> > think we've got at least several more eager workshop attendees from
>> > this.  We should definitely let NYLUG lists know about future
>> > workshops - there were requests for this specifically.  We should try
>> > to have a workshop soon to keep this momentum up.  I even got a couple
>> > of volunteers to (tentatively) give a workshop on Debian clusters
>> > sometime.
>> Is there any interest in doing a workshop about managing large numbers
>> of computers running Debian?
> I would be.  Also, after my NYLUG talk, several Cornell (?) grad
> students were talking about a cluster they were making for their
> group, and they thought they could give a talk on it.
> I'm not sure exactly how much overlap there is here, but I wouldn't be
> surprised if we could make two separate workshops out of it.  Any thoughts?

I think doing 2 or 3 talks on this is a good idea.
>> Also, regardless of workshop or presentation topic, CG will be happy to
>> provide a meeting space for Debian workshops. If you need a space, I can
>> help coordinate.
> yay!  Here's a random proposal:
> - One workshop a month
> - One "newbie night"[1] every two months, offset by half a month
> - One Pacific Standard (or somewhere) gathering every two months, the
>  off-months from newbie nights ?
> [1] Can you think of a better name for this?

I like the planned schedule, as for a  name "novice night" is another
idea. I don't think it is better then "newbie night" but another just
another idea.

> Do you think that Control Group for workshops (but rotating to other
> places people volunteer) and NYC Resistor for Newbie Night (for now,
> we can try moving around to get a broader range of people coming).
> - Richard
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