Paul Waring | 31 Aug 16:19 2015
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Fri 4 Sep: Currybeer social

On Friday 4th September, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Wetherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and 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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Andrew Back | 29 Aug 10:59 2015

Open for Business, Monday 28th September.

Hello,

Details below of Open for Business, along with Open Source Hardware
Camp and the Wuthering Bytes technology festival. Hopefully of
interest to some!

Cheers,

Andrew

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  Open for Business, 08:30-17:30, Monday 28th September 2015.
  Hebden Bridge Town Hall, Saint George's Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY.

This one day conference aims to help anyone with or working at an open
source business, along with those who may be thinking of starting an
open source business. There will be presentations that provide
insights into first-hand experiences at companies ranging from micro
to global in scale, together with talks that look at the economics and
legal considerations, exploring open source business models and
contracts.

We will also hear about the role of open source in taking ideas out of
University and into commercial deployment. There will be presentations
that explore public sector adoption of open source and the
opportunities that it presents. Finally, there there will be a talk
that looks at the government support available for innovation.

Open for Business is hosted by the BCS Open Source Specialist Group
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Michael Dorrington | 13 Aug 20:49 2015
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Update Firefox/Iceweasel/Icecat

I recommend updating Firefox/Iceweasel/Icecat if you haven't already, see:

https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2015/08/06/firefox-exploit-found-in-the-wild/

Regards,
Mike.

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Michael Dorrington | 13 Aug 20:46 2015
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 18 Aug. Talk: "Novena demo"

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

* Event: Manchester Free Software's August Meeting
* Talk: Novena demo
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 18th August 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

== Details ==

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.

The talk will be on demonstrating the Novena, a free hardware computer
that has some interesting features including FPGA and Software Defined
Radio (SDR).  The talk will include describing the assembly and tweaks
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Paul Waring | 3 Aug 17:39 2015
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Fri 7 Aug: Currybeer social

On Friday 7th August, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Wetherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and 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 | 15 Jul 20:17 2015
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 21 July. Talk: "Mobile Ad Hoc Networking on Free Software"

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

* Event: Manchester Free Software's July Meeting
* Talk: Mobile Ad Hoc Networking on Free Software
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 21st July 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

== Details ==

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.

The talk will investigate Mobile Ad Hoc Networks which are wireless
(primarily Wi-Fi) networks that are self-configuring, participants can
move or even leave the network, and each participant routes traffic for
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Paul Waring | 29 Jun 10:16 2015
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Fri 3 Jul: Currybeer social

On Friday 3rd July, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Wetherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and 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 | 14 Jun 21:20 2015
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 16 June. Talk: "Free Desktops demo: GNOME (3), KDE (Plasma), Xfce, LXDE, Cinnamon and MATE"

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

* Event: Manchester Free Software's June Meeting
* Talk: Free Desktops demo:
          GNOME (3), KDE (Plasma), Xfce, LXDE, Cinnamon and MATE
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 16th June 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

== Details ==

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.

This talk is prompted by the recent release of Debian Jessie which has
GNOME (3), KDE (Plasma), Xfce, LXDE, Cinnamon and MATE Desktop
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Paul Waring | 4 Jun 12:12 2015
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Fri 19 Jun: MeatBeer

The plan for the next OtherCuisineBeer is to have a meal at Cane & Grain
on Friday 19th June:

http://www.caneandgrain.co.uk/

Meal prices vary from £8 for a burger up to rib selection at £20+ per
head. There are also shareable options which work out cheaper if 4-5
people share.

If you would like to come, please let me know by email by 6pm on Monday
8th June. If there are sufficient committments by then, I'll go ahead
and book a table and let people know (it may be possible to add more
people later, but I need a minimum committment to make the event
worthwhile).

Thanks

Paul

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Paul Waring | 31 May 10:32 2015
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Fri 5 Jun: Currybeer social

On Friday 5th Jun, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Wetherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and 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 on the 5th!

Paul

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Michael Dorrington | 18 May 20:45 2015
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Manchester PostgreSQL May Meetup - “AXLE and Augmenting PostgreSQL Planning with Machine Learning” – Anthony Kleerekoper (University of Manchester)

The Manchester PostgreSQL group are having another meetup.  This time
it's a talk on “AXLE and Augmenting PostgreSQL Planning with Machine
Learning” by Anthony Kleerekoper (University of Manchester)

Starts early at 6pm at Madlab, more info at:

http://madlab.org.uk/events/manchester-postgresql-meetup-may-2015/

Regards,
Mike.

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