[northwestengland.pm] Reminder: MFS Talk. Tues, 20 Sept.
"FreedomBox: Enabling private conversations online", Sam Tuke.
ludovic at bcs.org
Tue Sep 20 14:28:05 GMT 2011
Did you do a Mancheester Free Software Roadshow at MMU Law School / Sandra
Burslem Building in 2009?
On 20 September 2011 09:04, Michael Dorrington <michael.dorrington at gmail.com
> 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.
> > http://www.freedomboxfoundation.org/
> > * 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)"
> > http://madlab.org.uk/
> > * Date: Tuesday, 20th September 2011 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> > * Start time: 19:00
> > * Finish time: 20:30
> > Details
> > -------
> > 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:
> > http://www.freedomboxfoundation.org/learn/
> > The event will include a Q&A session, discussion and then lively debate
> > in the pub afterwards.
> > Speaker
> > -------
> > * Sam Tuke - http://samtuke.com/
> > "writer, philosopher, developer, and most frequently, Free Software
> > campaigner."
> > Location
> > --------
> > 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/>).
> > Transport
> > ---------
> > 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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