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Tuesday, March 21

  1. page Job Posting Policy edited ... The purpose of this policy is two-fold; to keep the list from being overwhelmed with job posti…
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    The purpose of this policy is two-fold; to keep the list from being overwhelmed with job postings, and to make sure that the job postings have sufficient information and are appropriate to the list.
    Job postings may not be posted directly to the list. Instead, job postings should be sent to
    bostopmjobs2017<span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"> (at)bostopmjobs2017 (at) tommetro (dot) com </span>
    One of us will review each posting, and either post it to the list or return it to the sender for editing.
    When we send an approved job posting to the list, the Subject header will include the string "[job]"
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  2. page Job Posting Policy edited ... The purpose of this policy is two-fold; to keep the list from being overwhelmed with job posti…
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    The purpose of this policy is two-fold; to keep the list from being overwhelmed with job postings, and to make sure that the job postings have sufficient information and are appropriate to the list.
    Job postings may not be posted directly to the list. Instead, job postings should be sent to
    rjk (at) tamias.net
    and
    clancy (dot) bob (at) gmail
    bostopmjobs2017<span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"> (at) tommetro (dot) com .
    They
    </span>
    One of us
    will review
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    we send aan approved job posting
    Guidelines for job postings:
    1. Perl must be a primary aspect of the job.
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Saturday, March 18

  1. page MIT Directions edited ... General directions provided by MIT: The Boston Linux and Unix user group also meets at E51, s…
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    General directions provided by MIT:
    The Boston Linux and Unix user group also meets at E51, so you may find their directions helpful as well (keeping in mind that we may be meeting in another room).
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    Spring 2016. It is however temporarily one way for a bit but one-way in, so exit via Amherst to Ames.
    Longfellow Bridge (Salt'n'Pepper) currently one-way southbound. Detours - Cross Charles River from Boston/I-90/Mass Pike at Harvard, BU, Mass Ave, or North Station/Science Museum.
    Monitor MIT Construction page for latest details.
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    MIT's Amherst Street Lot is adjacent to the building:
    "Employees or others who do not have an MIT parking permit can park in any non-gated lot on campus after 5 PM on weekdays, and all day on weekends and MIT holiday"
    NOTE(this is commonly interpreted as being open after 3pm but that seems to be unofficial.)
    NOTE sometimes there is LIMITED PARKING in Amherst St lot, depending on others groups' usage; and the Hayward St Lots are now FULLY closed for construction.
    If the
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  2. page Calendar edited Would you like to present for Boston.pm? See our Presenter's Guide Next meeting Tuesday March 14…
    Would you like to present for Boston.pm? See our Presenter's Guide
    Next meeting
    Tuesday March 14th (3.14=Pi Day!!)April 11th, 7ish Room
    Ricky Morse, Digital pack-ratting for Tumblr (Perl 5 and Perl 6)
    "I’m a bit of a digital packrat, so I will be showing a tool that I developed to help me hoard Tumblr meme posts. As a bonus, just for this talk I wrote something in Perl 6."
    Ricky Morse has been using Perl for various things since the late 90s.
    [ Since it's Pi Day, i'll arrange special cookies and/or pie to celebrate math geekiness. If anyone wants to bake or otherwise bring a non-pizza pie speak up ! -- Bill ]
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    14th; POSTPONED twice , apparently Valentines Day less nerdly activities are preferred?)and Winter Storm, MIT closed.)
    Boilerplate details
    Tech Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at MIT building E51, Sloan School Tang Center [not the other Tang building!] nearer to Kendall Sq than Mass Ave. (directions).
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    CONFIRMED DATES.
    Room E51-376 reserved 6:30p - 10:00p (setup time!)
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    Mar 14th SNOW
    Tues, Apr 11th
    Tues, May 9th
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    Before posting jobs to the list, please check our Job Posting Policy.
    Next Meeting:
    March 14th (3.14=Pi Day!!)Tuesday April 11, MIT room
    Ricky Morse, Digital pack-ratting for Tumblr (Perl 5 and Perl 6)
    The full schedule and history can be found on our Calendar.
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    10:11 am

Saturday, March 11

  1. page Calendar edited Would you like to present for Boston.pm? See our Presenter's Guide Next meeting Tues, Feb 14th P…
    Would you like to present for Boston.pm? See our Presenter's Guide
    Next meeting
    Tues, Feb 14th POSTPONED (Valentines Day is no go calendar!)
    March
    Tuesday March 14th (3.14=Pi Day!!)
    Tues, Feb 14th, 2017,
    7ish Room
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    for Tumblr (and XKCD): a legally hypothetical discussion of how to time-shift Tumblr data
    I’m
    (Perl 5 and Perl 6)
    "I’m
    a bit
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    in Perl 6 that does a similar task for XKCD.6."
    Ricky Morse has been using Perl for various things since the late 90s.
    Since[ Since it's Pi
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    to bake or otherwise bring a non-pizza pie speak up ! -- Bill ]
    (Originally scheduled for Tues, Feb 14th; POSTPONED , apparently Valentines Day less nerdly activities are preferred?)

    Boilerplate details
    Tech Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at MIT building E51, Sloan School Tang Center [not the other Tang building!] nearer to Kendall Sq than Mass Ave. (directions).
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    CONFIRMED DATES.
    Room E51-376 reserved 6:30p - 10:00p (setup time!)
    Tues, Jan 10th, 2017
    Tues, Feb 14th

    Tues, Mar 14th
    Tues, Apr 11th
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    Tues, Dec 12th , 2017
    Past
    (March talk was Originally scheduled for Tues, Feb 14th; POSTPONED , apparently Valentines Day less nerdly activities are preferred?)
    Last meeting
    2017
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    12:08 pm
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    Before posting jobs to the list, please check our Job Posting Policy.
    Next Meeting:
    Feb 14th POSTPONED (Valentines Day is no go calendar!)
    March 14th (3.14=Pi Day!!) MIT room E51-376, 7ish
    Ricky Morse, Digital pack-ratting for Tumblr (Perl 5 and Perl 6)
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    12:03 pm

Tuesday, February 14

  1. page Calendar edited Would you like to present for Boston.pm? See our Presenter's Guide Next meeting Tues, Feb 14th P…
    Would you like to present for Boston.pm? See our Presenter's Guide
    Next meeting
    Tues, Feb 14th POSTPONED (Valentines Day is no go calendar!)
    March 14th (3.14=Pi Day!!)

    Tues, Feb 14th, 2017, 7ish Room E51-376
    Ricky Morse, Digital pack-ratting for Tumblr (and XKCD): a legally hypothetical discussion of how to time-shift Tumblr data
    I’m a bit of a digital packrat, so I will be showing a tool that I developed to help me hoard Tumblr meme posts. As a bonus, just for this talk I wrote something in Perl 6 that does a similar task for XKCD.
    Ricky Morse has been using Perl for various things since the late 90s.
    Since it's Pi Day, i'll arrange special cookies and/or pie to celebrate math geekiness. If anyone wants to bake a pie speak up !
    Boilerplate details
    Tech Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at MIT building E51, Sloan School Tang Center [not the other Tang building!] nearer to Kendall Sq than Mass Ave. (directions).
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    11:40 am
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    Before posting jobs to the list, please check our Job Posting Policy.
    Next Meeting:
    Feb 14th,14th POSTPONED (Valentines Day is no go calendar!)
    March 14th (3.14=Pi Day!!)
    MIT room
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    for Tumblr (and XKCD)(Perl 5 and Perl 6)
    The full schedule and history can be found on our Calendar.
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    11:36 am

Tuesday, February 7

  1. page Calendar edited ... Next meeting Tues, Feb 14th, 2017, 7ish Room E51-376 Rickie Ricky Morse, Digital ... Tum…
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    Next meeting
    Tues, Feb 14th, 2017, 7ish Room E51-376
    RickieRicky Morse, Digital
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    Tumblr data
    Abstract. (TBD)
    About

    I’m a bit of a digital packrat, so I will be showing a tool that I developed to help me hoard Tumblr meme posts. As a bonus, just for this talk I wrote something in Perl 6 that does a similar task for XKCD.
    Ricky Morse has been using Perl for various things since
    the speaker. (TBD)late 90s.
    Boilerplate details
    Tech Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at MIT building E51, Sloan School Tang Center [not the other Tang building!] nearer to Kendall Sq than Mass Ave. (directions).
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    About the speaker
    {brian_d_foy.jpg} brian d foy is a long time member of the Perl community, a prolific Perl trainer, and writer. In addition to authoring the upcoming Learning Perl 6, he's the the author of Mastering Perl, and co-author of Programming Perl, Learning Perl, Intermediate Perl, and Effective Perl Programming. He's a frequent speaker at Perl conferences. He founded the first Perl user group, the New York Perl Mongers, as well as the Perl advocacy nonprofit Perl Mongers. A contributor to Perl documentation and maintainer of several modules on CPAN.
    Notes
    SLIDES for this talk
    Perl 6 Advent article by bdf on Object Hashes .https://perl6advent.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/day-3-object-hashes/
    {https://icons.duckduckgo.com/ip2/github.com.ico} https://github.com/briandfoy/Perl6PowerTools
    Slides for (first) 6 Things about Perl 6 at NY.pm (prequel for above talk)
    see Brian also as @LearningPerl6 {https://icons.duckduckgo.com/ip2/twitter.com.ico} and @briandfoy_perl

    2016
    December 13th, MIT room E51-376, 7ish
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    9:02 pm

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