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HTML150 + UEFI Learning Experiences


June Meeting: HTML150 + UEFI Learning Experiences

Date: June 1, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Location: Algonquin (Woodroffe) P216b

Note: Room change We will be in room P216b for the next few meetings

This month, the first talk will be on the recent HTML150 conference and the second one will be on our friend UEFI


There will be a one hour pre-meeting item from 17:30 to 18:30 for people who are new to Linux, have general questions, or wish to help out with people who are just getting started.

After Meeting Social:

After the meeting, there will be a social event at one of the nearby pubs or restaurants. A short discussion and vote as to location will be taken then.

GPG Keysigning:

After the main talk and possibly the BoF, there will be the opportunity for a GPG key signing. This is a monthly offering, just look for Scott after the talk and we can go from there. Bring some kind of photo ID and some keyslips if you expect people to sign your key.If you need some method of creating pages of keyslips, there is an online slip generator available.

HTML 150


Speaker: Bruce Davis

Our secretary, Bruce Davis will be giving a talk on the HTML 150 event he attended back in March. Bring questions.

About the Speaker

Bruce has been an IT professional since 1998 and has had experience with personal computers since 1980. He is a generalist, with experience in hardware, personal systems, servers, networks, Microsoft operating systems since DOS 5 and various distributions of Linux.

I try not to limit myself to IT matters and also read and take courses on subjects such as business and management.


UEFI Lessons

Speaker: Gwyneth Morrison
Speaker: Ian Gorman

Join Ian and Gwen for a talk about UEFI and and what they learned while getting Ubuntu to live with Windows 10 on Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and 4

About the Speaker

Ian has a lot of experience at applying experience outside of its original box.

He has solved problems in Economics, Math, Computer Science, logic based controllers, bicycles, and human relations, generally mixing in information from at least one other discipline or computer language to make it work, or work better. His experience with computers includes Linux, Mac, and several server OSes from IBM, Sun, and others. He has worked with drivers, parsers, API design, business rules, Java garbage collectors, and some less exotic code that just needed to work.

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