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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

Javali em São Paulo!


Javali em São Paulo!

O Javali é um evento que acontece junto com o Fórum Internacional de Software Livre - FISL, em Porto Alegre durante esta semana de Julho.

Esse ano, com o apoio do Centro de Competência em Software Livre - CCSL / IME-USP, resolvemos trazer um pedacinho do que será discutido no FISL e fazer um evento em São Paulo - SP.

28/Jul (2010), 21:00 - 29/Jul (2010), 20:59

The evolution of Ganeti, an Open Source manager for clusterized virtual machines


The FLOSS Competence Center IME/USP invites to the lecture by Michael Hanselmann, Google engineer and Ganet project developer, the manager of virtual GPL servers used by Google. All interested are welcome.

Michael Hanselmann
Google Switzerland

Where? Room 144, block B - IME/USP
Date? july 12 , 2010, 14pm

12/Jul (2010), 11:00 - 12/Jul (2010), 13:00