[ANNOUNCE] Events for This Week

SLUUG Announcement List announce at sluug.org
Fri Aug 6 16:53:57 CDT 2010


Still with a summer staff, so we are short & late.


Friday (tonite)    5pm-10pm

2600 monthly mtng

2400 South Jefferson Ave. St Louis, MO 63104 
 Arch Reactor

See http://archreactor.org/index.php?page=2600-meetings 


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SATURDAY

EPC in St. Charles

is having a open house this Saturday

The event is a,

'going back to school'
                            and
                                     'sales tax' free holiday

 for students/persons purchasing desktops (sales people at
 EPC can tell you what qualifies as a tax free item)


 In addition to saving 15% on
all used computer equipment, YOU PAY NO SALES TAX! Get there early from
8am-2pm and take advantage of great deals! Also check out the new 
"CLEAR" 4G
Wireless Internet access - the fastest mobile internet connection ever 
to be
offered! It all happens THIS WEEKEND!"

http://secure.epconline.com/downloads/media/epc-sale-sign.pdf

There will also be an additional 5% discount offered on used equipment 
if you initiate service for CLEAR 4G service.

Here's a link to that coupon:

http://secure.epconline.com/downloads/media/2010-clear-coupon.pdf

As far as numbers, the total benefit when you consider the discount on
Saturday, the no sales tax factor and additional 5% when taking 
advantage of
4G service can be in the 25%+ area.



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STLGD - St. Louis Game Developers
WhenSat, August 7, 7pm . 9pm
Where214 S. Bemiston Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105 (map)
DescriptionVenue: WorldKi Office

See http://www.meetup.com/St-Louis-Game-Developers/ 

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WEDNESDAY

SLUUG    St. Louis Unix Users Group                General Monthly Mtng
August 11, 6:30pm . 9:00pm
11885 Lackland Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63146 (map)
http://www.sluug.org/

Graybar Electric Co, Inc. 


Rube Goldberg: Applying the UNIX Philosophy to Genomics
                                                      By David Dooling

UNIX is an operating system designed by engineers for engineers.  This 
talk will discuss how The Genome Center at Washington University in St. 
Louis is using the design philosophy of UNIX, small reusable components, 
to develop software and schedule work.  The talk will also discuss how 
the application of this philosophy has allowed The Genome Center to 
sequence and analyze the genomes of hundreds of cancer patients, the 
exomes of hundreds of diabetics, and the platypus.

You can find a bio here: http://genome.wustl.edu/people/dooling_david



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