Sunday, April 12, 2015

Richard Stallman Coming to Northeast Ohio Oct 17th

Richard Stallman of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) will be speaking Saturday October 17th 2015 at the Kiva Auditorium of Kent State University, in Northeast Ohio.

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free software users.
Stallman is frequently mistaken as a supporter of Open Source software, which he is not: Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software.

Stallman has been involved with the computer industry since the last 60's. A must read book for all involved in computers and embedded systems is Hackers - Heroes of the Computer Revolution by Steve Levy.
  • Richard Stallman Talk
  • Saturday, October 17, 2015
  • 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Kiva Auditorium
  • 800 E Summit Street
  • Kent, OH
Sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).