March 2, 2008
MythTV, embedded Linux, managing open source projects, grid computing, GTK+/Qt, custom Linux distributions, network tools
I've been an open source developer since the early '90s. I'm the author of The Artist's Guide to GIMP Effects along with two other books on the GIMP and numerous articles for LWN.net, Linux Journal and Linux Format magazine.
So far, you should join if your a Java developer and/or interested in web development. The group is well run and there have been food and drink at both meetings so far. Attendance has been good with reasonable group interaction.