[toronto-lisp] September meetup and interesting projects

Abram Hindle abram.hindle at softwareprocess.us
Wed Sep 3 01:27:49 UTC 2008

So what day will it be on?


Rudolf wrote:
> Name some interesting projects you're working on!
> Zed Shaw posted a slightly interesting article about user groups,
> meetups, hackerspaces, social clubs, etc:
>     http://www.zedshaw.com/rants/the_freehackers_union.html
> He says,
>     I tried a few user groups, but there's barely anyone doing
>     anything truly interesting. I really do enjoy the people who take
>     the time to go to a user group for their favorite tech, but at the
>     same time I feel like they're just there to escape their jobs.
>     That's sad because I run into people who say, "(sigh) I have to do
>     Rails", even at the Python groups. The Python group has had two
>     months of meetings about fucking performance tuning. I love those
>     guys, but holy baby jesus can we just move off of cython already?
>     I hear reports that even the iPhone and Cocoa user group is lame.
>     I mean, that group should be going ape shit right now.
> Projects...someone must be doing something interesting! Phd work, grad
> work, web work, desktop work, work work? Tell us more, maybe even
> present something :D
> Has anyone worked with Smalltalk or C#? What are they like compared to
> Common Lisp and Scheme?
> Also, we need to decide the next meetup date. I'm thinking September
> 11th or 18th. They're all Thursdays of course, starting at 6pm, 99%
> chance of being at the LinuxCaffe.
> There's a fine Lisp meetup calendar here (in case you're in another
> city?):
>     http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=pm55j8kg30dnm54ib2if9fuocc%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York
> If Brian C. is still up for it, he could present at the next meetup,
> depending on if he's available for either of the days?
> -Rudolf
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