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Welcome to Yet Another Society

This is the new website for Yet Another Society. YAS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation for the advancement of collaborative efforts in computer and information sciences, financial modelling and fulfilment.

To lots of folks, PC science is the same as PC programming ; therefore, when they are going to college and major in CS, they are stunned to realise they have to take mathematics and concept classes as well! Why trouble learning unproven things when all you actually want to do is programme? First understanding the idea behind PCs implies you've got a better notion of what they can and can't do, and in what sort of time. If you want to design a regular expression, for instance, it's going to be way easier to sit and knock one off if you know how a definite automaton works. If you can not find a productive routine for sorting out a problem, isn't is better to learn how to check to confirm if such a routine even exists? In the years I spent running the Unix lab in the PC science dep.

At Colorado State School , I regularly helped undergraduates who were great programmers but had no clue ways to unscramble issues. They did not require help with the code, but they did not know how to take a seat and work out the difficulty on paper to find out how to go about working out it. I spotted the same when I interviewed with Microsoft ; the issues they gave me to unravel were reasonably straightforward, but the recruiter told me I was the 1st person all day to get thru them. We would like to thank the people over at cash advance loans provider AdvanceLoan for their assistance setting all this up. While I could take the issue and quickly write a procedure to unravel it, then programme that routine, too many folks required to be informed precisely the way in which the programme they wanted to write would work.


The Conway Channel

What is Damian doing? What is he thinking?

July 26, 2003 YAPC::EU::2004 Venue Chosen

The YAPC Europe Committee has selected Belfast, Northern Ireland as the location for YAPC::Europe 2014. An excellent proposal was also received from Copenhagen.pm, and we hope they will consider giving a proposal for 2015. We're looking forward to seeing you in Belfast next year!

July 10, 2003 YAPC::NA::2004 Call For Venues

With YAPC::NA::2003 over, it's time to get ready for YAPC::NA::2004, and that means it's time to throw open the call for venues for next year's YAPC.

You can get details on what YAPCs entail in both YAPC.pm, on CPAN, and at http://www.yapc.org/venue-reqs.txt. When making your proposal, in addition to venue information and dates, do please make sure to include details on airport locations, local public transit (as well as transit to the venue from the airport!), local cultural attractions, and accommodation information. (See the docs for more details) The more information you provide, within reason, the better.

Send the proposals to yapc-venues@yetanother.org. Proposals are due by Friday, August 1st 2003, with a decision due two weeks later on August 15th 2003. (If the summertime vacation blahs catch everyone out we may extend the deadline. Don't count on that) This gives about 7 weeks, which is short but manageable, and should still fit within most college and university scheduling requirements.


April 07, Survey and Proposal Forms

The Perl Foundation is proud to announce its first survey and project proposal form. Help TPF establish the Perl community's funding priorities for 2003. Please participate in our survey at:

http://www.perlfoundation.org/index.cgi?page=survey

And the Project Proposal Form:

http://www.perlfoundation.org/index.cgi?page=cfprojects


April 07, YAPC::NA::2003 Schedule

The schedule for YAPC::NA::2003 is now online! If your talk was not accepted, you may be notified at a later date if another speaker needs to cancel. All proposals were great, and it was a hard time making the schedule and not accepting some great talks. Thanks to all who submitted.

March 18, 2003 Call for Venue "YAPC::Europe::2004 Conference"

While the Paris mongers are organizing the YAPC::Europe::2003 conference with enthusiasm, the "YAPC::Europe Committee" is already looking for candidates for the YAPC::Europe conference in 2004.

Any dedicated crew interested in organizing the YAPC::Europe conference in 2004 should send an informal application, stating their interest, to:

<committee@yapceurope.org>

For general information about the venue requirements, check the YAPC::Venue module on CPAN, and talk to the organizers of YAPCs past.

So far the Belfast group has expressed an interest for YAPC::Europe::2004.

Norbert Gruener
Chair "YAPC::Europe" Committee


March 06, 2003 YAPC::Israel::2003 Moved / Presentation list is online

Due to technical reasons the Conference has to be moved to another location and date. The new location is in Haifa University the date is 11th of May 2003, one day earlier than planned.
More details at: http://www.perl.org.il/YAPC/2003/

We also have a preliminary list of presentations available:
http://www.perl.org.il/YAPC/2003/presentations.pasp


February 20, 2003 YAPC::NA::2003 Registration Open

I am pleased to announce that this years YAPC::NA being held in Boca Raton, Florida, USA has begun registration. You can register online at http://yapc.org/America/register.shtml. The CFP is online and abstracts can be submitted until March 15! Registration will last until June 9. As usual, space is limited so register early if you can.

More information is available on the YAPC::America website. Check there for updates, news, changes and details.


January 09, 2003 YAPC::NA::2003 Call For Proposals

I am pleased to announce that this years YAPC::NA will be held in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The CFP is online and we are ready to start getting your abstracts! Conference pre-registration will begin on Feb. 1 and last until June 9. As usual, space is limited so register early if you can.

More information is available on the YAPC::America website. Check there for updates, news, changes and details.


December 01, 2002 YAPC::Israel::2003 Call For Proposals

The first YAPC::Israel in 2003 "Perl (is) in Business" will be a one day event. It will be held on May 12, 2003 (Monday) in the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot. Registration is open, and is for a cost of 250 NIS (~$48USD). Space is limited to 250 people, so register early!

A Call for Proposals is also in effect until January 4, 2003. All current information is available on the YAPC::Israel::2003 website, and updates will be posted here.


November 11, 2002 YAPC::Asia::Taiwan, Pre-Announcement

Taiwan has a large community of of Perl, PHP and Python users; but unlike Java or .Net, there is little corporate support of the community. The community's advocacy efforts have to play a leading role in introducing these "scripting languages" to the programming public. Unfortunately, there haven't yet been any major conventions or parties between these communities. Now there is!

You can read the full text of this pre-announcement. More details coming soon.


September 21, 2002 Call for 2003 Venues!

If you are interested in hosting YAPC::America::North in 2003, get your proposals in! Don't forget to check the venue requirements, the YAPC::Venue module on CPAN, and talk to the organizers of YAPCs past. The Perl Foundation aims to announce the venue in November 2002.

Past News

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