The USP FLOSS Competence Center with the help of the PoliGNU group invite everyone to the II FLOSS Week at USP (SSL-USP)
From April 22rd to 27th, the week will feature several lectures and workshops in multiple campus of the University of São Paulo to promote and discuss about FLOSS and related topics.
On March 26 and 27 we will have the pleasure of attending the lectures on Using Qualitative Methods in Empirical Studies of Software Engineering and on Measuring and Monitoring Technical Debt by Carolyn Seaman, Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of Maryland and research Fellow at the Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering.
Date: March 26th and 27th
Where: Room 144, B building, IME-USP
The CCSL invites everyone to attend a sandwich-lunch+lecture on Dropbox with Dan Wheeler, one of the developers of the system.
Time: das 12 hs às 14hs – lunch will be served during the meeting
Where: Auditório Antonio Gilioli – Bloco A - IME-USP
On Wednesday, March 06, 2013, a master's degree defense titled "Improving Grammar CoGrOO Broker" will be held at IME/USP. CoGrOO is a project of the FLOSS Competence Center at USP (CCSL).
Date: Wednesday, March 06, 2013.
Place: Sala 7, Bloco B do IME
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The CCSL invites you to attend the first meeting of users in Brazil Jenkins will happen in the IME/USP, with the presence of Kohsuke Kawaguchi creator tool.
Time: das 13hs às 18hs
Where: Bloco B (IME/USP)
CCSL promotes the presentation "The day to day of a startup", by Daniel Cukier, nowadays is CTO on Elo7 and is doing doctorate in Computer Science on Universidade de São Paulo in the area of Cloud Computing.
Where: Auditório Jacy Monteiro (bloco B) – IME/USP
On November 9, 2012, from 13.30 to 22pm, the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics (IME) of the University of São Paulo (USP) will hold the PGDay. The PGDay (or PostgreSQL Day) is a nonprofit conference organized to promote the use of PostgreSQL. PostgreSQL is a free and open-source Database Management System, that has high quality and is competitive compared to proprietary solutions.
This Friday, CCSL will receive a visit from Richard Matthew Stallman, at IME-USP. It is a chance to get to know better the founder of the Free Software Movement, from GNU Project and Free Software Foundation (FSF). Stallman consolidated the "copyleft" concept by writing GNU General Public License (GNU/GPL), the most used free license in the world. Since 1990, he spends most of his time as a political activist, defending free software and fighting against software patents.