minutes · licenses Raspberry Pi home automation hurd Xeoma Metropolis · 2017-03-15 · mrtuttle


Siouxland Libraries Main Branch
Room: Conference Room in the north east part of the library.
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM


  • Dennis shared his progress with his home automation project involving his r-pi.
  • Discussed mit, bsd, and gpl licenses.
  • Wondered whether or not hurd can run on a virtual machine. Yes it can.
  • Vector talked about writing perl professionally.
  • "Dr.Buglove or How I Learned to Grep Through Code and Love My IDE", the tale of a boss who changes a function name but doesn't then change all references to it.
  • Compared password managers.
  • Xeoma is what Vector uses for controlling his home surveillance system.
  • May 17 is the next meeting.
  • We learned no one has a full version of the 1927 film "Metropolis".