[vox] Extremely low meeting attendance!
brian at brie.com
Fri Jun 22 17:09:22 PDT 2007
On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 02:24:54AM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Wow -- on the heels of spending two hours of my time for LUGOD, when I
> should be sleeping before a workday, Nick just emailed me regarding the
> last LUGOD meeting (the Ingres talk)...
> ...it seems only _six_ (6) people attended! That's extremely depressing,
> considering our speaker drove for at _least_ an hour and 45 minutes each way!
> (Also, at least two other LUGOD members did a bunch of work to find an
> alternative venue for that meeting.)
> What gives!? I really feel like I'm wasting my time finding speakers,
> and feel VERY bad that we're wasting somewhere along the lines of 5-6 hours
> of our speakers' lives! That's _shameful!_ :^( (Can you tell I'm
> flabberghasted? :^) )
> I recall a day when our meetings pulled in 30-40 people, twice a month,
> regardless of the speaker or topic. Where are these people now? Graduated?
Is it better to have quantity or quality?
I am back in school at Sac State and ACM is pretty strong. I am getting
pretty excited about some of the opportunities with GNU/Linux. Has
anyone taken a look at rbuilder and some of the projects they are doing?
Is this cool or what!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?
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