[northwestengland.pm] Reminder: MFS Talk. Tues,
20 Sept. "FreedomBox: Enabling private
conversations online", Sam Tuke.
michael.dorrington at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 08:04:18 GMT 2011
This is tonight, hope to see you there.
On 19/09/11 21:29, Michael Dorrington wrote:
> Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.
> * 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>.
> 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/2011-09-20
> 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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