[northwestengland.pm] MFS Talk. Tues,
20 Sept. "FreedomBox: Enabling private conversations
online", Sam Tuke.
michael.dorrington at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 20:29:30 GMT 2011
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* Talk: FreedomBox: Enabling private conversations online.
* Speaker: Sam Tuke
* 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, 20th September 2011 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30
FreedomBox Foundation's founder Eben Moglen says:
"We're building software for smart devices whose engineered purpose
is to work together to facilitate free communication among people,
safely and securely, beyond the ambition of the strongest power to
penetrate, they can make freedom of thought and information a permanent,
ineradicable feature of the net that holds our souls."
Learn more about the FreedomBox at:
The event will include a Q&A session, discussion and then lively debate
in the pub afterwards.
* Sam Tuke - http://samtuke.com/
"writer, philosopher, developer, and most frequently, Free Software
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 6pm (this is likely to move to after 8pm soon, verify
restrictions before parking) on Tuesday but get full up. 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/2011-09-20>.
General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be found
on our website.
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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