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Axel Beckert

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
XULRunner Applications Mozilla devroom Sunday H.1301 09:30 00:45
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD CrossDistro devroom Sunday H.1308 11:00 01:00

Axel Beckert (Master of Computer Science, born 1975) studied Computer
Science with minor Biology at the University of Saarland.

Despite a
master thesis in Artifical Intelligence, he always had a faible for
networks, especially the world wide web, and Unix. Since 1995 he
worked with different Unix derivatives and defenestrated his last
Windows just a few years later. From 2002 to 2006 he worked as
software developer with focus on web applications and accessibility at
the Embperl forge ECOS. Since 2006 he works as Senior System
Administrator of Linux and FreeBSD servers at the Dept. of Physics at
ETH Zurich. He's a member of the Debian and FreeWRT distributions as
well as with some other Open Source projects like Blosxom or Conkeror.
Besides that he's board member of the Linux User Group Switzerland and
co-moderator of the Swiss radio show and podcast Hackerfunk.