Go is targeted at system programming and, with its runtime available for numerous platforms (including Plan 9!), it is well suited for the task.
Mac took us on a quick tour of the Go language, explaining its keywords, control structures, and types. He even delved into that special place we refer to as the Live Demo.
An incomplete list of resources shared at the end of the presentation include,
The topic and the venue for our next meeting, scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015, are still up in the air. Whatever we do, be it a presentation or a social gathering, is sure to be fun and interesting. So please keep an eye on the Meetup event and RSVP (on Meetup, on the mail list, or in the IRC channel) if you can join us.