Our keynote speaker was Colorado
Lieutenant Governor Samuel H. (Sam) Cassidy
(firstname.lastname@example.org) who has has been
a leader on telecommunication issues in
the state of Colorado since his days in
the State Legislature.
Our feature talk was presented by Curt Stevens
and Mark Timpe of Knight Ridder Information
Labs. The talk was entitled "The Future
of Publishing & Newspapers in an Increasingly
Randy Holt MC'ed the meeting, which was
a Userfest panel discussion involving six
RMIUG'ers describing the software and hardware
they use to work and play over the Internet.
The September 13th meeting of the Rocky
Mountain Internet Users Group (RMIUG) featured
a panel discussion on encryption, cryptography
and privacy. A public-key encryption program
called Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) was published
by a Boulder resident named Philip Zimmermann.
The program was released over the Internet
in June 1991 as free software and has had
Our featured speaker was Dr. Michael Schwartz,
Associate Professor of Computer Science
at the University of Colorado - Boulder
(Schwartz@cs.colorado.edu). He discussed
``Harvest: A Scalable, Customizable Discovery
and Access System'' for the Internet. Rapid
growth in data volume, user base, and data
diversity renders it increasingly difficult
to make effective use of Internet-accessible
Our featured speaker was Neal McBurnett
(AT&T, email@example.com), along
with Wally Wedel (US West, firstname.lastname@example.org),
and Madeline Gonzale (BCN, email@example.com).
The presentation gave an explanation and
demo of Boulder Community Network, a free
online library of community information.
Our featured speaker for June 14th was actually
a panel. Our panel was composed of Evi Nemeth
of CU-Boulder (firstname.lastname@example.org),
John Matthews of US West (email@example.com),
Randy Holt of Intergraph (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and Trent Hein of XOR Network Engineering
(email@example.com). All have been involved
in the Network/Sysadmin business for quite
some time, and they brought a wealth of
knowledge to discuss Internet System Administration.
Our featured speaker for the April 12 Group
meeting was Mr. Art Smoot, an Internet consultant
based in Boulder. Mr. Smoot's talk was titled
Dialing Into Cyberspace. It reviewed the
three basic options to connect to the Internet
over a standard phone connection: dial-in
interactive access, SLIP/PPP, and UUCP connection.
Our featured speaker for the March 8 meeting
was Mr. Guy Cook, CEO of Colorado SuperNet.
Guy's talk was titled: "The Internet as
a Strategic Business Tool Or Gaining Competitive
Advantage with the Internet". Guy's slides
focused on how the Internet is changing
the way companies do business.