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Meeting #17 announcement: Who needs Botnets if you have Google?

Topic: Who needs Botnets if you have Google? Speaker: Ivan Burke Date: 1 November 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 4-3 in the IT building. Please join us for the final TLUG meeting for 20101 this coming Monday, 1 November. Ivan Burke will be giving a talk about his research [...]

Meeting #15 slides: Programming in Scala

Thanks to all who attended, and to Gary for the informative talk about Scala. Here are Gary’s slides: programming_in_scala.pdf [605KB] We also have a video recording of the talk, currently in post-processing. I will add a new post when it is available.

Meeting #12 announcement: FLOSS Video Encoding

Topic: FLOSS Video Encoding Speaker: Derick Swanepoel Date: 3 May 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Derick will be presenting a talk about video formats and standards, video encoding with FLOSS tools and a look at the use of various video formats in online and [...]

Meeting #11 announcement: South African FOSS Landscape

Topic: South African FOSS Landscape Speaker: Karl Fischer Date: 12 April 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. PLUG and Software Freedom Day veteran Karl Fischer (also of fandroid.org fame) will be giving a talk about Free and Open Source Software in South Africa. This promises [...]

Meeting #10 announcement: Fiber optic networks

Topic: Fiber optic networks Speaker: Simeon Miteff Date: 1 March 2010 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 2-24 in the IT building. Simeon (hi, it’s me…) will be presenting a talk about fiber optics in computer networks, covering the basics like fiber types and transmission technologies, then discussing advancements (40/100Gbps, etc), [...]

Meeting #8 announcement: Smashing the stats for fun and profit

Topic: Smashing the stats for fun and profit Speaker: Shaun Dewberry Date: 7 December 2009 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 1-18 in the Economics and Management Science building (building 54 on this map: http://web.up.ac.za/interactivemaps/mapeng/maincampus.htm).

Meeting #7 tonight: Botnets (topic changed)

Hi All Our topic for tonight has changed, Beau will be talking about botnets. See you all there! Regards, Simeon. Topic: Botnets Speaker: Beau Grobler Date: 2 November 2009 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 1-18 in the Economics and Management Science building (building 54 on this map: http://web.up.ac.za/interactivemaps/mapeng/maincampus.htm).

Meeting #7 announcement (for November): Open Source at the SAPS Cyber Crime Unit

Topic: Use of Open Source Software at the SAPS Cyber Crime Unit Speaker: Beau Grobler Date: 2 November 2009 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 1-18 in the Economics and Management Science building (building 54 on this map: http://web.up.ac.za/interactivemaps/mapeng/maincampus.htm). IMPORTANT: There will be NO meeting on 5 October 2009

Meeting #6 announcement: Getting started with Django: from installation to, first application

Topic: Getting started with Django: from installation to, first application Speaker: Carl Sandrock Date: 7 September 2009 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 1-18 in the Economics and Management Science building (building 54 on this map: http://web.up.ac.za/interactivemaps/mapeng/maincampus.htm).

Meeting #5 announcement: Embedded development with FOSS

Topic: Embedded development with FOSS Speaker: Stewart Allen Date: 3 August 2009 Time: 18:30 for 19:00 Venue: University of Pretoria, lecture hall 1-18 in the Economics and Management Science building (building 54 on this map: http://web.up.ac.za/interactivemaps/mapeng/maincampus.htm). Content: What FOSS Schematics capture/ PCB layout tool are out there. Talk about Eagle CAD (not FOSS but works [...]