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[vox-announce] Nov. 21 Linux Users' Group of Davis: William Pollock,No Starch Press: "Publishing Computer Books"
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[vox-announce] Nov. 21 Linux Users' Group of Davis: William Pollock,No Starch Press: "Publishing Computer Books"

The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:

  November 21, 2005
  6:30pm - 9:00pm

The meeting will be held at:

  Davis Public Library
  Blanchard meeting room
  315 East 14th St.
  Davis, California 95616

The topic will be:

  "Publishing Computer Books"

  presented by: William Pollock, No Starch Press

    San Francisco-based No Starch Press publishes distinctive books on
    computing -- such as "Hacking: The Art of Exploitation,"
    "Linux for Non-Geeks" and "The Cult of Mac" -- with a focus on
    open source/Linux, security, hacking, programming, and alternative
    operating systems.

    William Pollock, who founded No Starch Press in 1994 (and in 1997 was
    a co-founder of computer book publisher Apress), will discuss how
    No Starch makes books, the state of the book publishing business,
    recent changes in the distribution model, and other topics.


  LUGOD officer nominations will be accepted between this meeting and
  December's meeting, at which point officer elections begin.

For details on this meeting, visit:


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:


Borrow Books from LUGOD:

  LUGOD maintains a lending library containing nearly 150 books related
  to Linux, networking, programming and other topics.
  (See http://www.lugod.org/library/ for the complete list.)

  If you'd like for a book to be brought to this meeting so you may
  borrow it, contact: librarian@lugod.org

About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  LUGOD holds regular meetings with guest speakers in Davis, California,
  as well as other events in Davis and the greater Sacramento region.
  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/


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