[ale] ALE CENTRAL MEETING for Thurs., Oct. 16th, 2008 (at 7:30pm)

Charles Shapiro hooterpincher at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 10:19:06 EDT 2008

W00T!  I'll be there!

Oh, wait, I _gotta_ be there!

-- CHS

On 10/8/08, aaron <aaron at pd.org> wrote:
> (-: Amazing, I know, to be getting notice more than
> a few hours in advance, but here it is! :-)
> The feature presentation at our ALE Central Meeting for
> 7:30pm, Thursday, October 16th, will be:
>               *The Joy of Coova"
>                          -- or --
>     "How I Learned to Stop Worrying
>       and Love Radio Networking"
> as presented by the mildly paranoid but
> always radiant Charles Shapiro
> Synopsis:
> -- During this program you will witness how our intrepid narrator
> conquered his paranoia and installed a WiFi hotspot on his network,
> exposing it to the nefarious wiles of all hackers, spammers, and
> other evil characters within a 100-yard radius of his home, protected
> only by the fig-leaf of a click-through agreement form.
> Featuring COOVA (http://coova.org),  a build-your-own-hot-spot kit
> built on OpenWRT, <br /> the linux distribution designed to run on
> your WiFi router.  With explicit, never-before-shown details on
> troubleshooting and other digital hilarity.
> bio:
> -- Charles Shapiro is a fan of fencing, juggling, gadgetry, RC toys
> and most anything the lesser world considers "geek" or "gear head".
> Consistent to this calling he has been a professional programmer for
> over 10 years, specializing in C and unix with a couple years of C++,
> Perl and a plethora of Python in the mix. He can type faster than
> most people can talk, is a Linux Lunacy Cruise alumnae, a liberty
> minded friend of the EFF and a committed Linux zealot since 1996.
> =============
> We will be meeting at Emory Law School in our
> usual Gambrel Hall, room 1C venue.
> Meeting time frame is 7:30pm to ~9:30pm
> Directions to Emory Law School can be found
> via the side bar link.
> =============
> peace
> aaron ruscetta
> ALE Events Coordinator
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