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Re: Sarah Sharp Public Lecture on Linux Kernel & USB 3.0


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Hello Everybodeee! Elana Hashman from the UofW CSClub asked me to pass
this on. I may consider playing hookey from work to go to this...

On 08/11/14 07:35 PM, Elana Hashman wrote:
> Hi Bob,
> [...] I thought I'd shoot you an invite about this talk we're
> hosting. The Women in Computer Science (WiCS) committee is hosting
> Sarah Sharp, author of the USB 3.0 driver, to give a talk on Thu.
> Nov. 20. Would you be able to pass the word on to the local LUGs?
> Here's an email I sent out earlier:
> ***
> Hello!
> On behalf of the Women in Computer Science Undergraduate Committee,
> I would like to invite you to attend our public lecture, "Breaking
> into Open Source and Linux: a USB 3.0 success story." Our speaker
> is Sarah Sharp, Linux kernel developer and maintainer, and the
> author of the Linux USB 3.0 driver. Sarah will provide a deep dive
> into how USB 3.0 support was added to the Linux kernel, as an
> example of the technical, social, and cultural challenges in
> getting involved in open source development.  You can read Sarah's
> full bio and order a ticket for the talk on the Eventbrite page: 
> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-breaking-into-open-source-and-linux-a-usb-30-success-story-tickets-14031112435
> The talk will be held in the Modern Languages Theatre of the Arts
> on Thursday, November 20th at 5:30PM.
> If you require any disability accommodations, please let me know.
> We have hearing aids and wheelchair seating available, and we are
> working to provide real-time transcription of the talk.
> Please do not hesitate to contact me for questions or more
> information.
> Hope to see you there!
> -- Elana Hashman Undergraduate Representative Women in Computer
> Science Committee David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science 
> ehashman@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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