[free-software-bris] free software group

Andrew Roffey andrew at roffey.org
Fri Aug 8 02:20:29 UTC 2014

Fraser Tweedale wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have been threatening it for a long time, and it is finally 
> happening!  The inaugural meeting of Free Software Brisbane (name 
> tentative) is occurring this Thursday at The Edge, from 6pm.
> The group will aim to meet once a month and will focus on free 
> software philosophy, advocacy and education, with an aim to be 
> accessible to non-technical folks.  Therefore, any technical content 
> will serve these ends, e.g., tutorials on free privacy or tours of 
> free office productivity software are the sort of presentations we'd 
> be after...  deep dive on the latest virtualization software or Emacs
> mode, not so much :)
> We have two talks lined up for the first night - Introduction to Free
> Software by George Wilson, and Campaigns of the Free Software 
> Foundation by yours truly.  We'll probably get some grub at South 
> Bank afterwards.

Hi Fraser and list readers,

How did the first meet-up go last night? I would love to hear how it went.

Unfortunately I couldn't make it, but I plan to next time!

Andrew Roffey  http://andrew.roffey.org
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