Place: Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
The Auditorium (room 106)
16 Cooper Square New York, NY 10003
Talk: What's GNU? Software that respects your freedom.
A talk described as follows:
The GNU Operating System (sometimes mistakenly called Linux) was developed so people can use computers and keep their freedom.
This nontechnical talk explains the ethical and social issues of Free Software.
About the Speaker: Richard M. Stallman founded the GNU Project in 1984. The Project establishes a free UNIX-like operating system for computing. He is the President of the Free Software Foundation.
Dr. Stallman is the principal author of GNU Emacs, the GNU C Compiler (gcc), the GNU symbolic debugger (GDB) and other programs, and the GNU General Public License (GPL) and GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).
This will be a joint meeting with the Gnubies
Join LXNY in welcoming a return visit by Richard Stallman, a native New Yorker.
Lexington Avenue Local #6 Train to Astor Place.
R/W to 8th Street (at Broadway).
14th Street-Crosstown L train to 3rd Avenue.
B/D/F/V to Broadway/Lafayette.
Lesser distant: Bowery on the J/M/Z. (Z does not run on Sunday)
Lesser distant: West 4th Street on the A/C/E. (transfer avail to B/D/F/V)
Distant: Christopher Street/ Sheridan Square on the 1.
More distant: about a 20 minute walk from 14th Street on the 2/3 (via Greenwich Av)(free transfer available to the F-V and the infrequent L).
This meeting is free and open to the public.