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Designed as Designer


Conceptual integrity arises not (simply) from one mind or from a small number of agreeing resonant minds, but from sometimes hidden co-authors and the things designed themselves.

This presentation was created by Richard P Gabriel and presented at IME-USP - São Paulo on 30/Mar/2011 sponsored by CCSL

29/Mar (2011), 21:00 - 30/Mar (2011), 20:59

CCSL participa de debate sobre software livre na FEI


O curso de Administração do Centro Universitário da FEI (Fundação Educacional Inaciana) promoverá no dia 29, a partir das 19h, no campus São Paulo (rua Tamandaré, 688), debate sobre software livre. O encontro contará com a participação de especialistas do setor, como Krishna Pennacchioni, responsável pelo portal da MTV, e Nelson Lago, do Centro de Competências em Software Livre. O debate é aberto ao público.

29/Mar (2011), 16:00 - 29/Mar (2011), 19:00

Android at IME-USP


The Android platform has enjoyed a massive increase since its introduction just over two years ago. Today it is already present in over 90 devices from 21 manufacturers, and recently we hit 100,000 applications in Adroid Market. In this presentation we will talk about the Android philosophy, the motivations for mobile development, the history of Android, application distribution methods, and the latest news on the platform.

16/Mar (2011), 11:00 - 16/Mar (2011), 13:00

II Workshop on Computational Linguistics at USP


On November 8 and 9, the second edition of the Computational Linguistics Workshop was held at the University of São Paulo, promoted by the Department of Linguistics of College of Philosophy, Languages, and Social Studies, the Department of Computer Engineering and Digital Systems of the Polytechnic School, and the Department of Computer Science of the Mathematics and Statistics Institute, with the support of CCSL (the Free Software Center), the local FLOSS Competence Center.

07/Nov (2010), 22:00 - 09/Nov (2010), 21:59

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock and Joe Yoder: Flexible design techniques


The CCSL at IME/USP invites you to attend two presentations on modern approaches to flexible design (Adaptive Object Models and Responsibility-driven design), which will be given by two international renowned experts in the field.

Date: September 22nd

Where: Auditório Jacy Monteiro, IME/USP, building B

14:00h: Software Patterns and Quality: Can Patterns Help Quality?

Speaker: Joe Yoder

21/Sep (2010), 21:00 - 22/Sep (2010), 20:59

State-of-the art in FLOSS systems: two presentations by international guests


The CCSL is happy to invite everyone to attend to two high-level international speeches, offered by specialists on each field. Christoph Hellwig, linux kernel developer involved primarily with filesystems, will talk about the new disk cache mechanism in the kernel; and Ian Pratt, leader of the community, will talk about that community, the Xen project, plans for the future etc.

29/Aug (2010), 21:00 - 30/Aug (2010), 20:59

Lean methodologies with Mary Poppendieck


Title: Specialization and Economies of Scale: Where Adam Smith went wrong

Speaker: Mary Poppendieck

Time: 15:30h

Location: IME/USP - sala 144B

Date: 31/08/2010

The CCSL is happy to welcome the lean methodologies specialist Mary Poppendieck to a presentation where this model's characteristics will be explored in contrast to other approaches.

30/Aug (2010), 21:00 - 31/Aug (2010), 20:59



The third edition of CONSEGI at Brasília, a large international event where several aspects of electronic government and FLOSS are discussed, had a strong presence by the CCSL.

IME/USP organized a caravan of students, who were able to travel to the event at no cost and to interact with the other 5000+ participants. The CCSL also promoted three presentations on the FLOSSCC Network and the possible relations between Competence Centers and both the government in general and e-government efforts in particular.

17/Aug (2010), 21:00 - 20/Aug (2010), 20:59