[svlug] ACCU meeting tonight 'Nokia's Maemo platform'

Walter Vannini walterv at gbbservices.com
Wed Jul 9 10:09:27 PDT 2008


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When:      Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Topic:     Architectural introduction to Nokia's Maemo platform
Speakers:  Tapio Tolvanen and Victor Brilon
Time:      6:30pm doors open
7:00pm meeting begins
Where:     Symantec
VCAFE building
350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
Mountain View, CA 94043
Map:       <http://tinyurl.com/334rv5>
Directions: VCAFE is accessible from the semicircular courtyard
between Symantec buildings <http://tinyurl.com/2dccgc>
Cost:      Free
More Info: <http://www.accu-usa.org>

In this presentation, you will learn about the Nokia Internet tablets both from a hardware and software perspective. Explore the devices, applications and communities, hear the features and study the architecture of the operating system and hardware configuration. Also discover the essentials of the application development platform, ranging from application frameworks to development tools.

Tapio Tolvanen is currently a Technology Manager for Linux Computers in Nokia. He has also been defining architectures and guiding the development of several applications creating engaging and compelling Internet Experience on Nokia's Linux platform - Maemo. Prior to this, Tapio has been developing several applications and products on Nokia's platforms, including Series 40, S60 and Maemo in Europe, Asia and the U.S.A.

Victor Brilon is a Senior Product Manager working with Linux devices in Nokia. He is responsible for strategic technology collaborative efforts on the Linux platform with external partners. Victor has over 15 years of experience in working with emerging technologies, including wireless applications and Open Source software. Previous to Nokia, he was an entrepreneur and the co-founder of the largest wireless developer Web property. Earlier, Victor was a Senior Consultant Systems Engineer at EDS, where he led an engineering team in developing innovative Internet-based technologies and practices.  

---- Upcoming ACCU talks -----

Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Speaker TBA
Topic TBA

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Bryan O'Sullivan
"Haskell for the Real World"

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The ACCU meets monthly. Meetings are always open to the public and are free of charge. To suggest topics and speakers please email Walter Vannini via walterv at gbbservices.com










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