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[Fsuk-manchester] Hardware Freedom Day 2014 in Manchester

From: Michael Dorrington
Subject: [Fsuk-manchester] Hardware Freedom Day 2014 in Manchester
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:22:32 +0000
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* Event: Hardware Freedom Day 2014 in Manchester

* Date: Saturday, 15th March 2014
* Start time: 14:00
* Finish time: 17:00

* Location: Fab Lab Manchester
  - http://www.fablabmanchester.org/contact-us
* Address: Chips, 2 Lampwick Lane, New Islington, Manchester, M4 6BU.
  - "(for sat nav use M4 6EE)"
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/53.48140/-2.22107

Hardware Freedom Day (HFD) is an annual world wide celebration of Free
Hardware with the aim of promoting Hardware Freedom to everyone.  This
year the event lands on Saturday, 15th March.  You can see the teams
around the world that will be participating on the HFD 2014 Events Map
<http://www.hfday.org/map/index.php?year=2014>.  This includes
Manchester, UK!

The event will be a chance to discuss, show and see Free Hardware.  The
following topics are for discussion (but other Hardware Freedom topics
are welcome):

* The anti-Free Hardware Restricted Boot (aka Secure Boot)
* Novena <http://www.kosagi.com/w/index.php?title=Novena_Main_Page>
* Arduino <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arduino>
* Openmoko <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openmoko>
  * GTA04 by Golden Delicious
* XiVO <http://blog.xivo.fr/>
* Pandora <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandora_%28console%29>
* Ben NanoNote <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_NanoNote>
* Crypto Stick <https://www.crypto-stick.com/>
* miniCNC <http://www.repairablemachines.com/introduction.html>
* OH&A <http://www.ohanda.org/>
* OSHUG <http://oshug.org/>

If you have a device/design that gives the 4 Freedoms of Free Software
as applied to a device/design and would like to tell others about it
then please give a talk/demo at this event.  If you are going to do a
talk/demo then preferably send an email letting us know to:

The event will end with a tour of Fab Lab.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Fab Lab Manchester is a great location for HFD, more information at:

There is cheap paid parking on site.

Public Transport
The New Islington Metrolink Station
<http://www.metrolink.co.uk/stationinfo/Pages/New-Islington.aspx> is nearby.

More Information
More information available at:


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"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide
mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all
free software users."

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