[SATLUG] Call for topics - Aug 10th

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Sat Jul 30 18:24:35 CDT 2011


---- Steev Klimaszewski <threeway at gmail.com> wrote: 

> Hi All,
> 
> We would like to do a presentation on our device if people don't mind.
> 
> A little bit about us...  the company I work for is Genesi USA, and we
> make netbooks/nettops and (soon) tablets that are based on the
> Freescale mx5 (soon mx6) processors.  Our current base of product is
> the mx51, although we're moving to the mx53.  I'm not huge on
> marketing, so it would (likely) just be myself and our director of
> software engineering (he's from Belgium, but lives in Finland and
> happens to be in the states currently)
> 
> Johan (aka PurpleAlien on irc) can be found at:
> http://purplealienplanet.com or http://www.cc.puv.fi/~jd/
> 
> Myself, I've been a Gentoo developer since November 2005, and I can be
> found at http://steev.net and I have random misc stuff dropped in
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~steev
> 
> The Genesi website is at http://www.genesi-usa.com
> 
> Never really given a presentation or talk before at a LUG meeting (I
> went to quite a few in Tulsa, but since moving here to San Antonio I
> haven't made a meeting yet) is there any kind of process to go through
> or anything?

Well, it's not without precedent - we had Sun demonstrate their disk array back when we were meeting at the Trident Data Systems facility, and I think this would be much more on topic.  I'll try to make the meeting if you can arrange the demo.

Al Castanoli


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