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phil shapiro
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hi folks.  i'm an edtech educator at a public library in the DC-area.  our library has 28 public linux stations. i help youth and adults use these computers. i also blog for MAKE magazine and opensource.com  
 
i love showing the public open source solutions as part of my job and outside of my job. i pride myself on not being an open source fanatic. i'm more of an open source nutcase.  there's an important difference. soft sell is always more effective than hard sell.  
 
i usually don't spend too much time on google plus, but carla schroder invited me to this community and i support whatever she supports.
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I work at a public library helping youth and adults use the 28 Linux stations.
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I'm an educator and community builder in the Washington DC-area.
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Received a national community service award in 2001
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New Delhi, India - Copenhagen, Denmark - Paris, France - Scarsdale, New York - Kingston, Ontario - Washington DC - Takoma Park, Maryland
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