criticalengineering|courses>unix cli workshop
CriticalEngineering
The Critical Engineering Working Group
Julian Oliver
Danja Vasiliev

THE UNIX COMMAND LINE
For Artists and Activists (and others)

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This 4 day intensive workshop teaches participants the UNIX command line interface, a rapidly growing and ubiquitous interface common to every computer from the UNIX family of operating systems - whether web-server, Internet appliance, wireless router, autonomous robot, Raspberry Pi, OS X or Linux laptop.

In doing so, participants vastly expand the scope of computers they can interact with, develop for and control - transcending restrictive 'consumer-oriented' interfaces and the desktop metaphor. Further, participants learn that a computer doesn't need to have a screen, keyboard or even be on the same continent to be interacted with - the case for a growing family of devices comprising the so-called Internet of Things.

Rather, by developing an ability to talk to computers - with them talking back - any UNIX or UNIX-like machine can be made a drone, performing automated tasks on their owner's behalf.

No prior knowledge of computer networking, programming or command line interaction is required.

Using only the Command Line, learn how to:

TEACHERS

Oliver and Vasiliev are experienced teachers and veteran UNIX command line users. With a combined 30 years of experience, the command line is an integral part of their critical and creative practices.

HOSTING, DATES AND GENERAL INFORMATION:

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