[nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social

Joel Maxwell jaymax at runbox.com
Mon Jun 28 21:31:13 ADT 2021


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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