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Another weekend, another field… with a hedge

It’s Friday lunchtime and the Bristol Wireless/Psand cybertent at the Ragged Hedge Fair at Abbey Farm near Cirencester has running for about 2 hours now; the suite and the site wireless access (which I’m using) are all running off wind and solar power kindly provided by Magrec Ltd., next to whom we’re pitched. The advance […]

Another look in the crystal ball

Day 2 has now dawned on the Easton Cowboys’ tournament down in Cullompton, Devon (news passim). Today’s football has started, with the mens’ and womens’ tournaments running, from which Sean has just returned with a result sheet to update the live stats. The Bristol Wireless cybertent is again well occupied, whilst the BW crew’s breakfast […]

What’s happening? Read your crystal balls!

Our correspondent in a field in Cullompton writes: Bristol Wireless’ old friends, the Easton Cowboys, have all deserted their usual Bristol haunts (including the Plough and other watering holes, green flat places suited to the beautiful game and the like) and toddled to Cullompton, where they’re camping and playing football on the edge of the […]

Open source music at Trinity this weekend

Bristol Wireless’ Ben Green is organising a Linux Open Source Music Skill Share Day (phew – what a title! Ed.) from 10 am to 4 pm this Sunday, 8th July at Trinity Community Arts Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW. Ben describes the event as: “A time to demonstrate the power of open source music, […]

Over 50? Use the net? Read on…

The Silver Surfer Awards 2007 are now open for entries, looking for outstanding internet users over the age of 50 across the UK. The awards, now in their 6th year, highlight older peoples’ contributions to cyberspace to inspire anyone thinking about using the internet or email for the first time (and if my Mum can […]

An evening of Cubism

On Sunday, 16th June Bristol Wireless held a wee celebration at Bristol’s Cube Microplex to mark the entry into its 6th year of operations (news passim). The event itself was preceded by Bristol Wireless’ AGM (over in a very acceptable 35 minutes!) and preparations for opening the doors to the public at 5 pm-ish; audio […]

Free software – you can’t give it away!

On Thursday 21 June, Bristol Wireless’ Bails and Rich Higgs attended the Connecting South West Conference in Taunton organised by the SWRDA on the future of ICT support for business. This event considered recent changes and developments in the provision and delivery of ICT support in the South West of England and was opened by […]

Now we are six… nearly

Bristol Wireless warmly invites all interested in its work and free/open source software to the Cube Cinema in Dove Street on Sunday, 17th June to celebrate more than 5 years’ activities in Bristol. Starting at 5 pm, Bristol Wireless will be showing all aspects of its work, including historic video footage of past achievements, the […]

Our man in London writes

Richard Higgs reports: “Sam Rossiter, Mike Harris of Psand and myself went to the Emirates Stadium for the second ICT Hub National Conference with about 270 reps from the voluntary sector. The day was organised into workshops and presentations for various levels of ICT skills. Some of the speakers were there to promote open source, […]

ICT Hub plays away at Arsenal

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Hub is holding its second annual conference for the voluntary sector on Wednesday, 28th March at the Emirates Stadium* in London. Whilst recognising that people’s skills and knowledge vary, the ICT Hub nevertheless expects this one-day conference will: Encourage delegates to think about the bigger picture; Provide useful tips […]

LTSP at the Hub

On Wednesday 8th March 2007, Bristol Wireless, ably assisted by Westcom, went as exhibitors to the ICT Hub Regional Conference in Taunton for the voluntary sector. Attending as exhibitors, we took along the mobile LTSP suite (this time 12 terminals), VoIP telephones and lots of information about free and open source software and piles of […]

GPS in BS next weekend

On 24 and 25 February 2007, OpenStreetMap volunteers will be adding Bristol to the global mapping revolution. Contributors to the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project are meeting in Bristol with the aim of completely mapping the streets and other major features of the city.Anyone wishing to take part in the mapping weekend are asked to meet at […]

LASA Circuit Rider Conference 13/14 September, London

Lasa’s Circuit Rider Conference takes place in London on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 September. The conference will be an opportunity to hear Circuit Riders talk about their work, discuss how to set up Circuit Rider projects, and network with others involved in ICT for small voluntary sector organisations. The agenda includes an exhibition of […]

Bristol Indymedia Community Arts Day

BRISTOL INDYMEDIA COMMUNITY ARTS DAY (Sat 12th / 1pm start) Back for a second year – This whole day event is a unique opportunity for people to come along, learn new skills and discuss issues surrounding grass-roots media. The line up this year includes DIY radio workshops, how to make your own magazine, DIY record […]

BWFestival (Sat June 5) – Last Meeting Before Event!

BWFestival ❗ LAST MEETING BEFORE EVENT ❗ TUESDAY 25th MAY Venue: Easton Community Association Time: 6.30PM Agenda: 1. Artwork/Press/PR T-shirt/Stencil Poster/flyer http://www.bristolwireless.net/images/wireless.pdf http://www.bristolwireless.net/images/bwfestflyer.pdf http://www.bristolwireless.net/images/bwfestflyerA5.pdf http://www.bristolwireless.net/images/bwfestflyerA6.pdf Banners etc Questionnaire Press copy Press releases http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/ClanContentDevelopment http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/CLANDemoFestPressRelease Contacts/Invitations http://docs.psand.net/twiki/bin/view/CLAN/CLANDemoFestInvitationRecipients http://www.bristolwireless.net/images/demo_invite.pdf 2. Tech Specs Progress reports Installations Demos Live streams Archive streams Cube link Equipment lists http://forums.bristolwireless.net/viewforum.php?f=15&sid=c18d331b47ca298b51de1b0305385cde 3. Other […]