[northwestengland.pm] Reminder: MFS Talk. Tues,
15 Nov. "Diaspora and Distributed/Federated
Social Networking" by Ellie
michael.dorrington at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 09:26:38 GMT 2011
*The talk is tomorrow. (on Tues, 15 Nov!)*
If you are/were going to use on street parking then note the changes to
the rules that mean charges now apply until 8pm. This was detailed in
the original talk announcement as well as this reminder. For more
On 09/11/11 22:12, Michael Dorrington wrote:
> Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.
> * Talk: Diaspora and Distributed/Federated Social Networking
> * Speaker: Ellie
> * Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
> * Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
> "(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)"
> * Date: Tuesday, 15th November 2011 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> * Start time: 19:00
> * Finish time: 20:30
> This talk will be on Diaspora, which is an implementation of
> Distributed/Federated Social Networking, and on Distributed/Federated
> Social Networking in general.
> The event will include a Q&A session, discussion and then lively debate
> in the pub afterwards.
> Ellie is passionate about educating people of the need to move away from
> Centralised Social Networking to Distributed/Federated Social Networking.
> The meeting will take place at the usual time, 7pm, at Madlab on Edge
> Street in the Northern Quarter. "(Between Thomas St and the Craft
> Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)". The venue provides wifi. The
> talk is followed by an informal discussion in the bar opposite (A Place
> Called Common <http://www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk/>).
> Parking: Around the venue there are parking meter bays that become zero
> cost after 8pm on Tuesday so you'll have to pay up until then and the
> maximum stay is 2 hours BUT MAKE SURE YOU VERIFY THIS. There are paid
> parking lots around the venue, the light blue P in this OpenStreetMap
> centred on Madlab
> A lot of them, perhaps all, are are owned by NCP
> <http://www.ncp.co.uk/>. If you can't decide otherwise then park in
> Manchester Arndale <http://www.manchesterarndale.com/directions.aspx>.
> Public Transport: Manchester Victoria (MCV) train station, Shudehill
> tram station and Manchester Piccadilly bus station are all fairly close
> to Madlab, see OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train station and Manchester Central Coach
> Station are not too far either.
> Further details at <http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/2011-11-15>.
> More Information
> General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be found
> on our website.
> * http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/Meetings
> * http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/2011-11-15
> If you would like five minutes to tell us about something, please
> contact us at <fsuk-manchester-team at nongnu.org>.
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