User group downturn?

Ryan Moore paniclater at
Mon Dec 3 20:52:23 MST 2012

I'm not sure if this exactly fits the bill for the demographic you're
looking for, but the Boys and Girls club is always looking for
professionals to come in, talk about their work and maybe teach a couple of
basic tasks. I'm not sure what they have available in the way of hardware,
but at least going in to talk about the possibilities of open source might
be a good start.

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 7:16 PM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Daniel Fussell <dfussell at> wrote:
> >
> > ... a long-time friend of
> > mine from the BBS days recently told me his best programming candidates
> > take one look at the company's programming litmus test and say, "I just
> > google till I find an answer, and then copy and paste it."
> Wait a second here... doesn't this mean we have here a feedback loop,
> constituting a genetic algorithm? Skynet (aka web 2.0) must be on the
> brink--just wait for the last piece of code to be cut-n-pasted into
> just the right place and it becomes sentient...
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