Retired attorney. Ran my office on GNU/Linux, then on the BSDs, and then on Plan 9 from Bell Labs. I'm not much of a programmer, but I did contribute casts to silence gcc warnings in an implementation of troff.
Unigroup is the oldest and largest Unix User's Group (Unix/Linux/BSD) serving the Greater New York City Regional Area since the early 1980s. Unigroup has been serving the NYC Unix/BSD/Linux/AIX/Solaris/... Community for over 30 years! Unigroup was the first Technical Group in NYC to regularly cover topics related to Linux and Linux Distributions.
Unigroup is a 501c3 not-for-profit, vendor and platform neutral, member funded, volunteer organization. Unigroup holds regular and special event meetings throughout the year on technical topics relating to the Unix/Linux/BSD Operating Systems and the Unix/Linux/BSD User Community. Most Unigroup meetings are open to the public!
Unigroup presentations cover topics relating to both Unix and Unix-like Operating Systems (Unix/Linux/BSD/AIX/Solaris), as well as other related technologies including: Computers, Communications, Cryptography, Databases, Storage Architecture, Internet, Networking, Security, Programming Languages, Software Development, Web Development, Systems Administration, DevOps, Data Center, Hardware Acceleration (FPGA/GPU/DSP/ASIC), High Performance Computing/Clusters, Low Latency Computing/Networking, Small Form Factor Computers, Embedded Computing, IoT, IT Technology, Free Software, Open Source and Software Tools.
Unigroup meeting topics span ALL varieties of UNIX, BSD, LINUX, and related Operating Systems, covering both Commercial / Closed Source, and Freely Available / Open Source: projects, products, methods and tools. Our Unix/BSD/Linux technical presentations have covered subject matter relating to the following operating systems and projects: AIX; HP-UX, True64, Ultrix; IRIX; OS/X, A/UX; SCO, OpenServer, UnixWare, OpenUnix, Xenix; Solaris, OpenSolaris, SunOS, UnbreakableLinux; FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, BSD/OS; RedHat, CentOS, Fedora; SuSE, OpenSUSE; Debian, Ubuntu, Knoppix, Raspbian; Caldera, OpenLinux; Plan9; as well as a variety of other distributions.
Spanning its 30+ year history, Unigroup has presented technical meetings covering IT Technology which is of interest to a broad audience of IT Professionals, including: Software and Web Developers, System Administrators, System Engineers, System Architects, Security Administrators, Network Administrators, Database Administrators, Intrastructure Engineers, End-Users and Computer Enthusiasts. Unigroup has historically had a large percentage of Wall-Street/Financial and Banking/Brokerage professionals attending our meetings. Unigroup is known for being one of the most Technical User Groups around NYC, and with 2.5 hours of presentation time available, we are able to explore the meeting subject matter in depth.