[nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social

Ben Armstrong synergism at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 11:20:55 ADT 2021


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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