Thursday, April 14, 2011
Richard Stallman Coming to Penn
Richard Stallman will be coming to Penn next Wednesday to give a talk.
Richard Stallman (rms) is the father of the GNU operating system and the Free Software Foundation and a key member of the hacker culture. He is one of the most infamous figures in the computer science world and one of the premier thinkers on digital ethics. Come hear him speak about Digital Inclusion at 4:30PM on Wednesday (the 20th) in Wu & Chen Auditorium.
He has received the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, the EFF Pioneer award, a MacArthur Fellowship genius grant, as well as numerous honorary doctorates. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman for more information about him personally.
Space is limited, so please go to http://git.to/rms to RSVP (or to find out more details) if you would like to come.