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Wednesday, August 29 • 2:10pm - 2:50pm
Linux Jargon - Lucy Wyman, Puppet

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Join me on a cultural, technical, and philosophical journey through time and space. Not sure what BDFL, Backus-Naur Form, gparted, astroturfing, or The Evil Bit are? I've got you covered. This talk aims to introduce common phrases, tools, protocols, cultural references, and other tech jargon to help you keep up with technical discussions and learn some great vocabulary! We'll cover some more useful, day-to-day programming terms like API, grep, and daemon, as well as some more fun cultural phrases such as fork bomb, quine, and hunter2.


Lucy Wyman

Software Engineer, Puppet
I'm a software engineer at Puppet, where I'm currently working on our open source remote task runner Bolt. I graduated from Oregon State University with a BS in Computer Science in June 2016, where I worked as a Front-End Engineer for the OSU Open Source Lab. In my free time I enjoy... Read More →

Wednesday August 29, 2018 2:10pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 109