[nSLUG] nSLUG Meeting on Monday

Oliver Doepner odoepner at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 23:27:06 ADT 2014


Hi,

Unfortunately I couldn't make it today.
I hope you had a good event.

Maybe I see you next time.
Oliver



On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 10:06 AM, Vlado Keselj <vlado at dnlp.ca> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Just to confirm location and time:
>
> Time/date: 5:30pm, Mon, 2-Jun-2014
>
> Location: Slonim Conference Room (rm 430)
>           4th floor, Goldberg Computer Science Building,
>           6050 University Ave, Halifax
>
>
> Regards,
> Vlado
>
>
> On Fri, 30 May 2014, Ben Armstrong wrote:
>
> > On 29/05/14 09:29 AM, odoepner wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Does anyone have an update on whether the meeting will happen, who will
> > > present and about what topic?
> >
> > It is. Rather than a lecture-style talk, I would like to lead a BoF*
> > talk. My topic:
> >
> >     Social FOSS self-tracking
> >
> > Some suggested links (feel free to collect/share more!)
> >
> >     - http://thegovlab.org/personal-data-for-the-public-good/
> >     - http://www.openyou.org/
> >     - http://www.openstreetmap.org/
> >
> > The idea here is that personal improvement by open source software (not
> > just for Linux, but also Android and other platforms) allows us to set
> > our own goals, track them, and help each other in their own tracking
> > regimes by sharing our data and observations with friends online.
> > Unfortunately, the popular software that fills this niche today seems to
> > work by submitting your data to a web site with a (sadly, fairly
> > standard) privacy policy that both provides no guarantee as to the
> > privacy of your data, and also claims ownership of the data you submit.
> > On and off for months I've had some ideas to address this on the back
> > burner, and recently I've started doing some tracking of my own with a
> > non-free app using this kind of website. I'd like to stimulate
> > discussion about how we, as a LUG, could help improve things in this
> > area, whether it is by raising awareness of and lending our support to
> > existing projects, or coming up with something on our own.
> >
> > Ben
> > * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birds_of_a_feather_(computing)
> >
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Oliver Doepner
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