welcome to the free side of the force :)
2008/7/31 Foxhaund <foxhaund(a)gmail.com>
Welcome to the team)
2008/7/31 David Nalley <david(a)gnsa.us>
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 12:24 PM, John Taber <jtaber(a)plandecsys.com>
> > Hi everyone,
> > I run a strategic planning consulting company (city/traffic/land
> > development) using intelligent systems that I have developed over the
> > I also run a company that will be shortly launching a web service for
> > above. Have a wide range of experience especially throughout the
> > transportation industry.
> > I'm also an adjunct professor and looks like I'll be teaching some
> > level and AI courses this year.
> > Been running Linux since 1998 and switched our company to it full time
> > 2000. Find it lame when most companies (especially big ones) say they
> > or it's so difficult to make the switch. Albeit there's a few
> exceptions -
> > engrs use Autocad - but even some of those firms are using Samba with RH
> > servers.
> > I do our web development now in Python (but also speak Ruby/Rails, PHP,
> > ). All our graphics are in SVG and I am a strong advocate of SVG. We
> > Inkscape a lot so I help out each year at SCALE with the Inkscape
> > and give presentations on it at user groups.
> > I also evangelize Linux/Open Source where ever I go. I keep reminding
> > customers why they need open source (choice of options, features (like
> > in pdf, cd burning, backups, ....) upgrades, tech support). At hotels
> > I see business people struggling - I tell them about how we run on Linux
> > how they can too - then I suggest a dual boot system and give them a CD.
> > a bookstore I got a college student running OpenOffice on her Mac when I
> > overheard her complaining about cost - a week later she was thrilled and
> > telling her friends.
> > Active with several local user groups (Utah Open Source, Python, Ruby,
> > I hope to work with Fedora on college student initiatives - maybe act as
> > some sort of Faculty advisor. I also hope to make more presentations
> > business groups on open source. Maybe coordinate CIO/CTO breakfasts,
> > whatever.
> > --
> > John Taber, Ph.D.
> > PlanDecSys, Inc.
> > 1501 South Loop 288 S.104
> > Denton, TX 76205
> > 940-206-9763
> Welcome John!
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