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BWFest/Content Development 2 Tuesday 11th May

BWFest/Content Development 2 TUESDAY 11th MAY Venue: Easton Community Association Time: 6.30PM Agenda: 1. Print Proofing /approval see * Logo/T-shirt * Poster/flyer * Info factsheet * Questionnaire 2. Printing Schedule * Tasks/actions 3. Technical Specifications/actions * Test reports/capabilities * Installations * Demos * List of needs 4. Content * Acquisition * Formatting/delivery 5. PR […]

SWRDA funding

The expression of interest and associated docs for funding via the "Building Communities" route can be found here – Strangely, it looks like the expression of interest is expected to be handwritten!!

Should we charge more?

We did start the courses by attempting to make them free, which was OK when everything was being done on a purely voluntary basis. Sustainability has to work on several levels though. Our attempt to employ tutors to provide a more professional approach to the training, seems to be working, but the obtaining of money […]

Richard Stallman at The Watershed: Sat 22 May 1400hrs

Bristol Wireless have 10 tickets available for this event, contact the Lab for more details Richard Stallman: Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks Sat 22 May 1400hrs Waterside 3, Watershed Richard Stallman has been cited as one of the most important people in computing today. As founder of the Free Software Foundation, […]

Easton Residents Network Greenhaven

After some initial problems (possibly static) affecting the access point, the installation at Greenhaven elderly residents supported accommodation is now (20/4/4) up and running. Greenhaven has two Red Hat Linux machines in a communal area wirelessly connected to Easton Community Centre. The warden, Ron Corbett, is an enthusiastic supporter of the project and is looking […]

Help Test a New Wireless Application!

Hi, My name is Sam Kinsley and I am a student at the University of Plymouth. I have developed an application to be used on wi-fi enabled computers that promotes social networking. I would really like to test this application with a group of willing volunteers. I am being assessed in three weeks time and […]

BWFest/Content Development 26th April

Meeting 6.30 pm Chelsea Agenda: ACTION PLAN FOR EVENT Printing etc: Logo Event Flyer/Poster/T-shirt/Stencil Info Factsheets/Questionnaire PR Testing: Content/Network/Servers (Meeting 10/11th May) Technical Set-up/Print Proofing Print Runs Acquisition/Siting (Meeting 24th/25th May) Event Co-ordination * Installations * ECA layout * Other Venues * Catering * Decor * Documenting * Roles * Helpers

Course Delay + New Flyer

Due to problems with the wrong booking telephone number being handed out, we have delayed the start of the course to Thursday 22nd April. You can download a flyer for the course here – Please print out some copies and distribute if you can. Because of the delay the tutors and administrators have agreed […]

The Bristol and Area Co-operative Roundtable

The Bristol and Area Co-operative Roundtable Saturday 27thMArch 2004, 3-6pm @the Cube Microplex, Dove Street, Bristol BS2 8JB Final program and content TIMETABLE 3.00 – 3.30 pm – PRESENTATION: by Bryan Titley (Avon CDA) 3.30 – 4.30 pm – GROUP DISCUSSIONS 1 – SOURCE OF FINANCE FOR CO-OPS + possibility of purchasing a building for […]