We have 2 presentations this month:
Ed Nicholson will bring us "onBoarding for 4 free resources: Archive.org, MusicBrainz, OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia" and Stephen Partington will tell us about his adventures with LVM cache with "LVM Cache Round 2, now with some real use"

Ed Nicholson: onBoarding for 4 free resources: Archive.org, MusicBrainz, OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia


Description:
This presentation is 4 mini-presentations, each about you getting set up to contribute to free public digital assets.

onBoarding Archive.org - Get your library card to over 306 Billion web pages and have a place to host your own digital artifacts. And then, there is the WayBackMachine.

onBoarding MusicBrainz - Join the Open Misic Encyclopedia, the free and open source for music information and identification. Add your knowledge to MusicBrainz and have MusicBrainz annotate, update, and correct your music collection's meta data.

onBoarding OpenStreetMap - A map of the world, and you can make it a map of your world. join OSM and start mapping your roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, etc... developer? want to use OSM data? visit Mapbox.com for access and tools and community.

onBoarding Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit, if you sign up for a log-in! Have something you want to follow? Doing research? Company or Organization data sheet? Sign up and get it into Wikipedia.

About Ed:
I have been involved with Free Software and how people, organizations and populations use, create and experience information. I enjoy The Prescott National Forest as my "office" and The Valley of The Sun as a home away from home. Personal systems run either Fedora, Project Atomic, Android or OpenBSD.


Stephen Partington: LVM Cache Round 2, now with some real use.

Description:
Having Presented the LVMcache in using an SSD to speed up your system, single disk, or array some time ago, this will be a follow up with the real time experience and use of LVMcache and its application in day to day use.

About Stephen:
20+ years of Technology, Almost as many of that with at least some level of supporting or using Linux desktops and servers. Into gaming, Technology, Mobile devices, Linux, Photography and Maybe soon Blacksmithing.

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