Linux Journal Senior Editor Will be Contestant in Golden Penguin Bowl at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo

NEWSFLASH: August 30, 2001 -- Linux Journal's Doc Searls and his teammates win prestigious Golden Penguin Bowl award. SEATTLE, WA -- SSC Publications, publisher of the award-winning monthly magazine Linux Journal and its sister publication Embedded Linux Journal, is pleased to announce that Linux Journal senior editor Doc Searls will be a celebrity contestant in the Golden Penguin Bowl at LinuxWor

The Golden Penguin Bowl, a quiz show hosted by IDG, will take place on Tuesday, August 28, at the Marriott San Francisco at 2:00PM. Hosted by Nicholas Petreley, contestants will include Joe Barr, Journalist; Daniel Frye, IBM; Jon "maddog" Hall, Linux International; Michael Tiemann, Red Hat; Dan Quinlan, Linux Standard Base; and Linux Journal's own Doc Searls. Volunteers will join these celebrities in a game of open source trivia.

The Golden Penguin Bowl is a feature presentation of LinuxWorld Conference & Expo; the largest Linux event world-wide. Linux Journal will be prominently featured in booth #283 where free issues of the magazine will be distributed to attendees and vendors.

About Linux JournalLinux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its seventh year of publication and and boasts a circulation of well over 120,000. Linux Journal may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands and may also be ordered by calling 888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to subs@ssc.com or visiting http://www.linuxjournal.com/. For additional information about Linux Journal send e-mail to linux@ssc.com.

About the PublisherSSC Publications is an established leader in the Linux, Open Source and UNIX fields, publishing best-selling books, reference cards and e-zines in these fields since 1983. Embedded Linux Journal, a sister publication of Linux Journal, is a bi-monthly controlled-circulation publication. SSC is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has been operating since 1968.

Media Relations Contact:

Rebecca Cassity, Marketing ManagerSpecialized Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSC)PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA, 98155Phone: +1 206-297-8653 / Fax: +1 206-782-7191rebecca@ssc.com

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Rebecca Cassity is the Director of Sales for Linux Journal

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