Michael Dorrington | 15 Jan 21:45 2015
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MFS Meeting. Madlab. Tues, 20th January. Discussion points: "FSF User Liberation video, Intel GFX improvements, Novena"

Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.

* Event: Manchester Free Software's January Meeting
* What: Discussions

* Date: Tuesday, 20th January 2015 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)

* Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
  - http://madlab.org.uk/
* Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
  - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639

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The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
philosophy.

Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
For an explanation of what this is about see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party

The main part of the meeting will be discussions, with the following
Free Software related news items as possible discussion points, although
the discussion can go to other Free Software related topics if attendees
wish:

* FSF User Liberation video
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Michael Dorrington | 12 Jan 22:42 2015
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Hardware Freedom Day 2015 in Manchester

We are holding a Hardware Freedom Day event as part of ManLUG's meeting
this Saturday.  It'll be from about 14:00 to about 15:00 but there is
time available if people want do hardware freedom lightning talks and/or
demos.

http://wiki.hfday.org/2015/UK/Manchester

Cheers,
Mike.

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Paul Waring | 4 Jan 11:24 2015
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Fri 16 Jan: ArmenianBeer

On Friday 16 January members of various geek groups will be going for a 
meal at the Armenian Taverna on Princess Street (just under the Virgin 
Money branch behind the Town Hall). We'll be meeting outside the 
restaurant just before 7pm and going straight in for a meal.

http://www.armeniantaverna.co.uk/

Based on previous visits, we'll have the banquet option (veggie and meat 
options available) which comes in at around £20/head - drinks are extra.

The event is open to all but I do have to provide numbers in advance, so 
if you would like to come please let me know by email (paul <at> xk7.net). 
The deadline for booking is 6pm on Tuesday 13th January.

Hope to see you there!

Paul

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Paul Waring | 28 Dec 14:59 2014
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Fri 2 Jan: Currybeer social

On Friday 2nd January, a number of us from various geek groups will be 
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting in our usual 
venue of Hardy's Well pub at the end of Rusholme from 7pm and moving on 
to a nearby curry house after a drink or two - usually this means by 8pm 
at the latest.

Everyone is welcome to attend, so please feel free to forward this email 
to other lists.

Hope to see you there!

Paul

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Michael Dorrington | 11 Dec 20:37 2014
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MFS Meeting. Madlab. Tues, 16th December. "MFS: Review of year gone. Discussion on next year. Party & Quiz."

Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.

NOTE: The meeting is back at Madlab on Edge Street!

* Event: Manchester Free Software's December Meeting
* What: Review of year gone. Discussion on next year. Party & Quiz.

* Date: Tuesday, 16th December 2014 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)

* Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
  - http://madlab.org.uk/
* Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
  - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639

Details
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The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
philosophy.

Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
For an explanation of what this is about see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party

The main part of the meeting will be:

* Review MFS for the year gone.
* Discussion about what MFS should do next year.
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Paul Waring | 2 Dec 19:48 2014
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Fri 5 Dec: Currybeer social

On Friday 5th December, a number of us from various geek groups will be 
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting in our usual 
venue of Hardy's Well pub at the end of Rusholme from 7pm and moving on 
to a nearby curry house after a drink or two - usually this means by 8pm 
at the latest.

Everyone is welcome to attend, so please feel free to forward this email 
to other lists.

Hope to see you there!

Paul

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Dave Love | 2 Dec 14:58 2014
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rms talk in Liverpool (?)

A bit late, I noticed a university announcement about a talk by rms in
Liverpool which might be in range and of interest to anyone who hasn't
heard him before:
<https://announce.liv.ac.uk/rss/main/article.asp?article=21487678>.
However, it's not on his list of engagements, so I'm trying to confirm
it's actually happening.

I hope a Liverpudlian reference on a Mancunian list doesn't offend.

-- Dave (Warrington neutral)
Matthew Leach | 15 Nov 17:17 2014
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Hello!

Hello there!

I just thought I would drop an email and introduce myself.  I'm very
interested in helping to support free software locally (I'm based in
Rochdale, but not far from Manchester).  I've done some work on free
software packages and would love to come along to the next event and say
hello!

When is the next event?  Apologies if this list isn't the correct list
to introduce oneself.

Many thanks,
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Matt
Michael Dorrington | 13 Nov 09:51 2014
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 18 Nov. Talk: "Shellshock, shell surprise: Shell we investigate"

Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.

NOTE: The meeting is again at NFH!

* Event: Manchester Free Software's November Meeting
* Talk: Shellshock, shell surprise: Shell we investigate
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 18th November 2014 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)

* Location: New Federation House
* Walk-through:
http://madlab.org.uk/content/details-of-our-temporary-location-during-the-refurb/

* Address: New Federation House. M60 0AF.
  - Dantzic Street entrance, not the main NFH entrance.
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/53.48599/-2.23960

Details
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The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
philosophy.

Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
For an explanation of what this is about see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party

The main part of the meeting will be a talk.
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Mircea Moise | 12 Nov 20:24 2014

Manchester Geek Nights - Pixelated Hack Night

Hello,

On Thursday, 20th of November we will host a hack night on Pixelated (https://pixelated-project.org) in the ThoughtWorks office in Manchester.

Pixelated is a secure Open Source email solution. It aims to help organisations to implement secure solutions. It addresses two key problems: mass surveillance and centralisation. More info about the event can be found here: http://www.meetup.com/manchester-geek-nights/events/218619965/ . The code is on github: https://github.com/pixelated-project

The session is hands-on and it's aim is to get people started on the project. It will be great if we will be able to address a couple of the project's issues.

I hope to see you there,
Mircea 
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Tom Chiverton | 4 Nov 19:49 2014

Fwd: New talk : Freeing the Internet: How hard can it be? (Nov 6th)

Please note that due to circumstances beyond our control, the talk this Thursday on "Freeing the Internet"
is now at
New Federation House (Dantzic Street entrance) M60 0AF

A map showing the route from MadLab's traditional home is
http://madlab.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Annotated-Map-.png
and their are detailed directions from there at
http://madlab.org.uk/content/details-of-our-temporary-location-during-the-refurb/

The new venue is wheel chair accessible, and we will have someone at the previous venue to redirect you if you
miss this message,

Tom
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Subject: New talk : Freeing the Internet: How hard can it be? (Nov 6th)
Date: Monday 20 Oct 2014, 18:44:13
From: Tom Chiverton <manchester-freesoftware@...>
To: fsuk-manchester@...

To follow up on Cory Doctorow's recent talk, our next event is in November when award-winning journalist
Wendy M. Grossman will join the Open Rights Group and Open Data Manchester to see how keeping the Internet
free and open will require technology, law, and policy, working together. 

Can it even be done? Come along and find out. 

We're in New Federation House on Dantzic Street, November 6th at 6.30pm.

Tickets are free, but if you could sign up here it would be great to know when we're full up:
http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/203923392/

See you there,
Tom
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Freedom is slavery. Trust the computer.

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