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Benoit des Ligneris
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Attended École polytechnique de Montréal
Lived in Sherbrooke, Québec
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Interesting point of view from the outside on Canada healthcare system
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Article intéressant d'une personne qui a vécu des moments très difficile et nous offre un regard très intéressant sur la maladie
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Texte engageant sur l'attentat du Marathon de Boston et sur la manière de réagir. Et vous, qu'en pensez vous ?
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Oui, moi aussi cela m'a pas mal ébranlé car disons que c'est vraiment une frappe aveugle et sans discrimination...
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New blog : wake up ! Android is there, Apple is not. The future is more open but still dark ;-)
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The news is old but my analysis is new ;-) We are not out of the wood yet even if "do not be evil" is a nice mantra, I really think it comes with way more openness that what we have in the cloud/mobile market these days...
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Any thought on this ? What does the cloud free you from ? Are you enslaved by the cloud ?
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Well known fact for years: Fingerprint not secure. I guess this is now mainstream...
 
Il y a quelques années à Mythbusters 
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Have a look at ... the scale of the universe ! Impressive and educational ... ) http://htwins.net/scale2/index.html
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Please help a young hacker who did the right thing...
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Nothing fixed in concrete yet. After a (very) dedicated year of running, I aim for Lake Placid 2014 and one/two half-iron this summer.
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Et vous, vous mettez vous sur votre trente-six (Québec) ou sur votre trente et un (France) ?
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+Muriel Baroni eh eh ! Cela serait mieux ... tous les 36 mois ? ;-)
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CEO / Chef d'entreprise
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  • Revolution Linux
    Chef d'entreprise, 2003 - present
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Sherbrooke, Québec - Nanterre, France - Le port, la réunion - Hanaba, algérie - Montréal, Canada - Joinville Le pont, France - Rouen, France - Badevelle, France - Créteil, France
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+1 800 9968955, +1 819 780 8955
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2171 King Ouest, Bureau 2 Sherbrooke (QC) Canada J1J1G21
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Open Source catalyst, triathlete, father of three
Introduction

Doctor des Ligneris has obtained a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Sherbrooke. In the course of his studies, he was very active in scientific computing and has been architect of several large scale clusters. He joined the OSCAR initiative (Open Source Cluster Application Ressources, an open source community) and was elected chair of the project for the year 2003/2004. Dr des Ligneris has obtained a postdoctorate degree in distributed computing from the Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal.

Before founding Revolution Linux, Dr des Ligneris was involved in the University of Sherbrooke Linux User Group (the GULUS) as president.

In 2003, he co-created and developed EduLinux, a distribution specially designed for the education milieu, with a standard set of applications and a selection of specific ones. EduLinux was installed in different schools and school districts using regular desktops and thin-clients.

Dr. des Ligneris is CEO of Revolution Linux since his inception in 2004. He led multiple high-level consulting projects involving large scale deployments and open source softwares in education. He gave numerous talks at international conferences on topics such as large scale Open Source deployments, Open Source in education, thin-clients, high performance computing, virtualization, Open Source in general, IT management...

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Open Source Catalyst, Completed three ironman triathlon (PB 10h52) , father of three, PB Marathon 2:58
Education
  • École polytechnique de Montréal
    Post-Doc distributed computing, 2003 - 2004
  • Université de Sherbrooke
    Ph. D. Physics, 2000 - 2003
  • Université de Sherbrooke
    M. Sc. Physics, 1998 - 2000
  • Université Paris VI
    D.E.A. Physics, 1996 - 1997
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