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August Meeting: Two-Factor Authentication

Date: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: Kevin Carter For this months meeting Kevin Carter will be presenting “Two-factor authentication and you”. Come learn about various types of two-factor auth and how to

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July Meeting: Perl via Paper Ink Metal and Oil

This meetup features John Whitney and his restored 1970′s era teletypes, interfaced with the Internet via custom hardware, a linux box, C, Assembler, Perl, and raw coolness. Please note that this meeting is NOT at the usual TIME or PLACE. 

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June Meeting: Programming the widget you got at OpenWest from theTransistor

Date: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: theTransistor If you came to the OpenWest Conference, you should have received a little widget from theTransistor in your conference bag.  They had a room set

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May Meeting: Cross-Platform Javascript Gamedev with PhoneGap – Because We Could Do Worse, I Guess

Date: Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: Tod Hansmann The description given by the presenter: Basically, we’re going to have a quick look at PhoneGap, what it is and isn’t, and then we’re

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April Meeting: AppArmor

Date: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: Joshua Marsh Joshua Marsh will teach us the wonders of AppArmor, a Linux security framework. AppArmor is used by default in SuSE and Ubuntu. It is

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March Meeting: Linux Installfest for OpenWest

Date: Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 Time: 7:30 PM Location: UVU Business Resource Center Presenter: None The Utah Open Source Foundation has acquired a plethora of computers for use in our beginner and kids tracks at the OpenWest Conference in May.

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NO MEETING FOR FEBRUARY

There will be no PLUG meeting for February. I batted about 0 for 10 trying to find a presenter for this month. Sorry!

We do have a presenter lined up for March, so we’ll see you then!

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October PLUG Meeting: IPV6

Date: October 12th, 2011
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: C7 Datacenters (Lindon)

Mike Lovell will presenting on IPv6 at our meeting this Wednesday,
October 12th, at 7:30pm. Thanks to C7 Data Centers, we will be meeting
at Canopy Building 5 in Lindon, behind Home Depot. (Map:
http://goo.gl/r9mPo) You will need to bring a photo ID, as you’ll need
a guest badge. There will be pizza.

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February PLUG Meeting: Intro to Hadoop

Date: February 9th, 2011
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Adobe, Omniture Business Unit

This is the rescheduled Hadoop meeting, as promised.

Hadoop is an open-source MapReduce framework inspired by Google’s
MapReduce and Google File System (GFS) papers. It’s used to process
“Big Data” (petabytes) by distributing work across tens, hundreds, or
thousands of nodes in a cluster. Hadoop is used by Google, eBay,
Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo!, Adobe, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Intel, Tynt,
and many other notable shops with Big Data processing requirements.

About the Presenter:

Bryan Sant is a high school dropout who’s been writing software
professionally since the ripe age of 15. He’s worked with a lot of
software that manipulates Big Data for various companies. Bryan is
currently working with the Canadians to take over the world.
Occasionally Bryan gets paid to hurt people in front of large crowds.

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January PLUG Meeting: Social Networking

Date: January 13th, 2011 (Thursday!)
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Adobe, Omniture Business Unit

This month’s meeting will be a social networking event to kick off the new year. Come enjoy some technical discussion, lively debate, and some horribly unhealthy junk food you probably shouldn’t be eating.

Please note that this meeting with be on a Thursday night, not the usual Wednesday night. See you there!

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