|FROM ||Mike Richardson - NYLXS PRESIDENT
|SUBJECT ||Subject: [hangout] Re: [CFSG-forum] LXNY in need of public meeting space for Thursday
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Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 22:13:39 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jay Sulzberger
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To: public discussion list
Subject: Re: [CFSG-forum] LXNY in need of public meeting space for Thursday
evening 14 October 2004
On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, Dave Williams wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 11:20, Jay Sulzberger wrote:
>> Does CFSG know of any such place?
>> LXNY has a speaker, and we believe some folks will want to attend this
>> first public meeting of LXNY in a long time.
>> The speaker is known by name to most tribesfolk and just about every member
>> of the ACM.
> Hi Jay -
> CFSG doesn't have a resource like that specifically attached to the
> group. Maybe someone knows of a potential unaffiliated gathering space.
> - Dave
The meeting will be at Columbia. The speaker is Steve Bourne, of the
shell, and again of the shell, of the ACM, and of the RAS.
Over the last 20 years Steve has held senior engineering management
positions at Cisco Systems, Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment and Silicon
Graphics. At present he is Chief Technical Officer at El Dorado Ventures in
Menlo Park, California.
Prior to this Steve spent nine years at Bell Laboratories as a member of
the Seventh Edition UNIX team. He designed the UNIX Command Language or
"Bourne Shell" which is used for scripting in the UNIX programming
environment and he wrote the ADB debugger tool.
After receiving his formal education, Steve worked as Assistant Director of
Research at the Computer Laboratory in Cambridge England. During that time
he wrote a portable complier for ALGOL 68. The intermediate language for
this compiler was the basis for the instruction set of the Cambridge
Steve is Past President of the ACM and is a fellow of the Royal
Astronomical Society. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from King's College
London, a Diploma (or M.Sc.) in Computer Science from Cambridge University
and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Trinity College in Cambridge, England.
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