Time flies! Linux.conf.au is now calling for submissions for talks at the 2013 conference, which takes place from January 28 to February 2 in Canberra. Once again, I'll be submitting a talk, and even if it doesn't get accepted I'll be there taking note at other people's speeches. It's a fantastic event (and speaking does give you a whole different perspective on it). Proposals are being accepted until July 6. [Linux.conf.au]
Linux.conf.au 2013 Now Calling For Papers
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