[nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social

Zachariah Gibbens zach at gibbens.dev
Thu Jul 1 18:56:46 ADT 2021


Actually, I might be able to make it after all. Phase 3 reopening is
being applied retroactively, so vaccine status and a few negative tests
between now and then....
Can't help but think ahead a little, need the optimism.

On 2021-06-28 9:31 p.m., Joel Maxwell wrote:
> Next one? I see that you're thinking ahead. I like that. :^)
>
> --
> Regards,
> Joel Maxwell
>
> On Mon, 2021-06-28 at 18:04 +0000, Zachariah Gibbens wrote:
>> I would but I'm on the tail end of a quarantine then, good news is I
>> have a new work permit so I won't miss the next one.
>>
>> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
>>
>> On Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at 7:35 PM, Joel Maxwell
>> <jaymax at runbox.com> wrote:
>>
>>> [REDACTED] since it seems IRC appears to be preventing your
>>>
>>> from seeing private msgs.
>>>
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> ------------------------------
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Joel Maxwell
>>>
>>> On Sun, 2021-06-27 at 11:20 -0300, Ben Armstrong wrote:
>>>
>>>> Sounds like fun, Joel. Count me and Ariannah in.
>>>>
>>>> Ben
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Jun 26, 2021 at 9:47 PM Joel Maxwell jaymax at runbox.com
>>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Followup - Saturday July 10th is the date for the backyard
>>>>> social -
>>>>>
>>>>> raindate Sunday July 11th.
>>>>>
>>>>> Time between 2PM and 5PM - if there happens to be more interest
>>>>>
>>>>> than what
>>>>>
>>>>> outdoor guidelines will be by then, the end time will be
>>>>> extended
>>>>>
>>>>> to allow
>>>>>
>>>>> for milling in and out. FWIW, the end time isn't a hard stop
>>>>>
>>>>> anyway.
>>>>>
>>>>> Anyone who needs a physical address, please reach out and I'll
>>>>> send
>>>>>
>>>>> a
>>>>>
>>>>> private reply. HCC members may have a delay in seeing this
>>>>> email -
>>>>>
>>>>> there
>>>>>
>>>>> appears to be issues with that mailinbg list this week.
>>>>>
>>>>> Now let's hope for sun!
>>>>>
>>>>> --Joel.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2021-03-03 20:20, Joel Maxwell wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Not particularly. I presume that would happen organically -
>>>>>> this
>>>>>>
>>>>>> wouldn't (necessarily) be a tech-talk style.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The most technical scenario would be gear set up on makeshift
>>>>>>
>>>>>> tables
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and power breakouts with the respective display brightness
>>>>>>
>>>>>> cranked up
>>>>>>
>>>>>> in lieu of shade - but even that can be too much for natural
>>>>>>
>>>>>> sunlight.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The "format" would be more like the coffeeshop outings,
>>>>>> except
>>>>>>
>>>>>> outdoors, ability to spread out over 100 square meters (or
>>>>>> so),
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and
>>>>>>
>>>>>> generally an excuse for a social event for those who lacked
>>>>>> that
>>>>>>
>>>>>> for
>>>>>>
>>>>>> many months.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'd imagine there would be talk of projects that received
>>>>>>
>>>>>> attention due
>>>>>>
>>>>>> to more time at home, reactions to computing paradigm shifts
>>>>>>
>>>>>> (e.g. the
>>>>>>
>>>>>> work-from-home model), and bouts of justified paranoia. 😄️
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Joel Maxwell
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, 2021-03-03 at 23:26 +0000, Malcolm MacDonald wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Looking for topics?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Malcolm MacDonald
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> geekymalcolm at outlook.com
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> From: nSLUG nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca on behalf of Joel
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Maxwell
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> jaymax at runbox.com
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:14:53 PM
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group nslug at nslug.ns.ca
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Cc: Halifax Computer Club hcc at chebucto.ns.ca
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Subject: [nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hope everyone is doing well in spite of the variety of
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> lockdowns,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> bubbles, and other forms of isolation.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I hosted an NSLUG social at my house the summer of 2019,
>>>>>>> and I
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> plan
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> re-mix the idea this coming July. It'd be in my backyard to
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> help
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> cover
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> most chances of contingency plans, during the afternoon of
>>>>>>> a
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> July
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Saturday or Sunday (the 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, or
>>>>>>> 25th
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> depending
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> on the weather) while avoiding the long weekends.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> More details to follow once the warmer months approach, but
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> sending
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> this message now to get the idea out well in advance. Only
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> other
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> detail
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'll add for now is that my residence is located in the
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hydrostone/Convoy Place area of Halifax.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Feel free to add some chatter in the lists.
>>>>>>>
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