[Nolug] Re: NOLUG Visit from Stanford?

From: Joey Kelly <joey_at_joeykelly.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 09:00:35 -0500
Message-ID: <1c0063340610020700q2089f492xcfa1689a447885bf@mail.gmail.com>


Absolutely! I'll have to make some arrangements, but yeah..

Hey John D., you'll want to hear this guy when he comes.

Oh, and sorry for the top-posting, but I wanted to forward this to the
NOLUG list, and this seemed to be the best format.


On 10/2/06, Carr Wilkerson <carrlane@ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> I've been shadowing your list for years, starting when I was in the Tulane EE
> Graduate program (2002-2004). Unfortunately, I never went to a meeting ...
> graduate studies...
> I was living in NOLA until Katrina, and ended up in the SF Bay area working a
> temporary teaching gig at CCRMA (They kindly took me in. I was there for a
> music technology masters just before arriving at Tulane. I noticed that you
> have planetCCRMA linked from you website. Thanks!!). That gig turned into a
> permanent position as the Assistant Sys Admin to Fernando Lopez-Lescano (the
> maintainer/developer of planetCCRMA). This fortune boggles my mind to this day.
> So, both of us will be in New Orleans for the International Computer Music
> Conference which takes place at Tulane University Nov 6-11. www.icmc2006.org
> We thought it might be nice to meet with NOLUG one afternoon and sort of give
> a presentation of what we are up to, and roll out our (hopefully to be
> completed) Fedora Core 5 planet DVD for you. (Just in time for the Core 6
> release, argh!!) We're also interested in hearing about your projects, and
> about other Open Source projects in New Orleans.
> Part of the idea from our end is taking data about what kind projects exist,
> esp. with respect to the recovery (if there aren't then that is data, too!),
> and how Open Source (in our case, music) software may be distributed and used
> esp. were resources are limited. We figured you were the experts. The other
> motivation for the visit is just spending time with the tribe. :)
> It looks like we can break out of the conference on Thursday November 9th,
> maybe for a late afternoon thing. I realize you all work for a living. Would
> that be something you would be interested in?
> Yours,
> Carr
> ps. I may even have an opportunity the week before to actually visit some of
> your or other places around town and see what folks are doing. Any ideas?
> Carr Wilkerson
> Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)
> http://ccrma.stanford.edu/~carrlane

Joey Kelly
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