Meet the LISA '12 Instructors: Steven Murawski talks PowerShell Fundamentals

In this interview, Greg Riedesel talks to Steven Murawski, a first-time instructor at LISA. Steven will be teaching the PowerShell Fundamentals class on Tuesday morning, helping to get the word out about Microsoft’s command-line mojo. If you do anything with Windows, you need to know this stuff and Steven will help you.

LISA'12: Are we there yet?

Today I read an interesting article called Women in physics: Are we there yet? The author, Pauline Gagnon, looks at the gender gap in the field of physics, and she notes that the situation is improving:


LISA'12 or Bust

I had a moment of panic when I realized that 26th Large Installation System Administration Conference is in a few weeks and I didn't have a plane ticket booked. Luckily, there were still great deals available today, so my tickets are purchased, seats selected, and all that's left is the packing.

OUT in IT: Jon “maddog” Hall opens up about being in OUT

In this interview, maddog talks about how "coming out" in a recent blog post quickly led to a photo shoot for the annual OUT100 list, and how members of the LGBT community working in the computing industry can contribute to a follow-up OUT magazine article.

Meet the LISA '12 Speakers: Owen DeLong

I'm going to LISA'12

In this interview, Owen DeLong, an IPv6 Evangelist at Hurricane Electric and a member of the ARIN Advisory Council, offers practical advice for first-time LISA attendees. Owen also answers one particularly important question: If you were a board game, which one would you be?

Registration now open for OSDI '12, HotDep '12, HotPower '12, & MAD '12

Join us in Hollywood, CA, October 8–10, 2012, for the 10th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation. The 10th OSDI seeks to present innovative, exciting research in computer systems. OSDI brings together professionals from academic and industrial backgrounds in what has become the premier forum for discussing the design, implementation, and implications of systems software.

Attention, students! Need a little help getting to the events? Apply for a student grant: 

News roundup from USENIX Security '12

By the looks of all the attendee updates we're seeing online, USENIX Security 2012 events have been a huge success. If you weren't able to attend in person this year, check back for videos as they become available. Until then, take advantage of our open access to the conference proceedings.

Updates from USENIX Security '12 (#sec12 #usenix): 

What's in store for EVT/WOTE '12?

Our workshop co-chairs tell us what they have planned for the upcoming 2012 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections.


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