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Author: PLUG Announcements
To: plug-announce
Subject: PLUG Meeting Thursday Sep 12th

PLUG Meeting for Sep 12^th


    We'll have2 presenters this month
    Austin Godber: Stream Processing with Python and Kafka and der.hans:
    GNU date, an extended tour

    For more info, Meeting time and location see:***

** *******
**Austin Godber: Stream Processing with Python and Kafka*

A quick intro to Kafka, a distributed log system, and how to interact
with it using Python.

*der.hans: GNU date, an extended tour*

GNU date, the pocket multi-tool for time manipulation.
It slices. It dices.
It travels all of time.
It's epochical.

Attendees will learn about:

* date and time formatting
* date and time manipulation
* creating random dates
* time zones
* fun with flags
* the beginning of time
* why to cashout in early January 2038

der.hans is a Free Software, technology and entrepreneurial veteran.

He's chairman of the Phoenix Linux User Group (PLUG), BoF organizer for
the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE), and founder of the Free
Software Stammtisch and Stammtisch Job Nights.

Currently, he's a Customer Data Engineer at Object Rocket. Most likely
anything he says publicly was not approved by $dayjob.

The meeting will start at 7pm at The Desert Breeze Substation. People
start arriving as early as 6pm, so if you would like to help setup
and/or chat for a while, arrive a little early.
*Meeting Location*:
Desert Breeze Substation
251 North Desert Breeze Blvd West
Chandler, AZ 85226

The Desert Breeze Substation is on Chandler Blvd and Desert Breeze Blvd,
which is half way between McClintock and Rural.  It is very close to
both the south 202 and 101 freeways.  Public transportation is
available into the late hours.

For more information see the meeting information on our web site

Contact PLUG:

We will go for food (usually to BJs at the Chandler Fashion Center Mall)
after the meeting so we can chat with each other comfortably. Please
feel free to join us. Please come even if you aren't hungry, the food is
not mandatory.

See you there,
Brian Cluff

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